Definition of Oxbridge in English:

Oxbridge

Pronunciation /ˈäksˌbrij/ /ˈɑksˌbrɪdʒ/

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noun

  • Oxford and Cambridge universities regarded together.

    as modifier ‘Oxbridge colleges’
    • ‘The Oxbridge postgraduate community is much more mixed and meritocratic than the undergraduate body.’
    • ‘There was the Oxbridge model: residential, tutorial, character-forming.’
    • ‘The exceptions are the Oxbridge people who exercise so much power in the universities, the civil service and political life.’
    • ‘Crispin is bumbling up the corridor like a fading Oxbridge academic.’
    • ‘The BBC has lost the rights to broadcast the Oxbridge Boat Race after more than fifty years of exclusively covering the event.’

Origin

Mid 19th century blend of Oxford and Cambridge.