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Oxford

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This page has 38 definitions of Oxford with English translations in 5 languages. Oxford is a proper noun and noun. Examples of how to use Oxford in a sentence are shown. Also define these 53 related words and terms: Oxfordshire, England, habitational, surname, county seat, Lafayette County, Mississippi, Ohio, Alabama, Georgia, United States, Kansas, Iowa, Arkansas, Idaho, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Granville County, North Carolina, borough, Pennsylvania, Maine, New York, Michigan, Edmonton, Alberta, Nova Scotia, Indiana, census-designated place, New Jersey, Nebraska, Maryland, Wisconsin, settlement, Saint Croix, United States Virgin Islands, unincorporated, community, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, West Virginia, Canterbury, New Zealand, shoe, leather, graft, pompadour, ellipsis, dictionary, Oxford, Oxónia, and Oxônia.

See also: oxford

English

Etymology

From Middle English Oxenford, Oxneford, from Old English Oxnaford (Oxford, literally oxen's ford), equivalent to ox +‎ ford. Compare Old Norse Öxnafurða.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Oxford

  1. The University of Oxford.
  2. A city in Oxfordshire, England, famous for its university.
  3. An English habitational surname derived from the city in England.
  4. A city, the county seat of Lafayette County, Mississippi; named for the city in England.
    • County Seat definition
      The city in which the offices of county government are located.
  5. A city in Ohio.
  6. A city in Alabama.
  7. A city in Georgia, United States; named for the university.
  8. A city in Kansas.
  9. A city in Iowa; named for its township, itself named for the town in New York.
  10. A city in Arkansas.
  11. A city in Idaho.
  12. A town in Massachusetts.
  13. A town in Connecticut; named for the city in England.
  14. A town, the county seat of Granville County, North Carolina.
  15. A borough of Pennsylvania.
  16. A town in Maine; named for the city in England.
  17. A town and village in New York; named for the town in Massachusetts.
  18. A village in Michigan.
  19. A neighborhood of Edmonton, Alberta.
  20. A town in Nova Scotia.
  21. A town in Indiana.
  22. A census-designated place in New Jersey.
  23. A village in Nebraska.
  24. A town in Maryland.
  25. A town and village in Wisconsin.
  26. A settlement on Saint Croix, in the United States Virgin Islands.
  27. An unincorporated community in Colorado.
  28. An unincorporated community in Florida.
  29. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
  30. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
  31. A town in Canterbury, New Zealand.

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Translations

Noun

Oxford (plural Oxfords)

An Oxford shoe
  1. A variety of shoe, typically made of heavy leather.
    • 1908, O. Henry, A Tempered Wind
      We had to have a young lady assistant to help us work this graft; and I asked Buck if he knew of one to fill the bill.
      "One," says I, "that is cool and wise and strictly business from her pompadour to her Oxfords. No ex-toe-dancers or gum-chewers or crayon portrait canvassers for this."
    • Shoe definition
      A protective covering for the foot, with a bottom part composed of thick leather or plastic sole and often a thicker heel, and a softer upper part made of leather or synthetic material. Shoes generally do not extend above the ankle, as opposed to boots, which do. (1 of 15 shoe definitions)
    • Pompadour definition
      A women's hairstyle in which the hair is swept upwards from the face and worn high over the forehead. (1 of 6 pompadour definitions)
  2. (by ellipsis) An Oxford Dictionary.
    • Ellipsis definition
      A mark consisting of (in English) three periods, historically or more formally with spaces in between, before, and after them “ . . . ”, or more recently a single character “” Ellipses are used to indicate that words have been omitted in a text or that they are missing or illegible. (1 of 5 ellipsis definitions)
    • Dictionary definition
      A reference work with a list of words from one or more languages, normally ordered alphabetically, explaining each word's meaning, and sometimes containing information on its etymology, pronunciation, usage and translations, as well as other data. (1 of 4 dictionary definitions)

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Catalan

Proper noun

Oxford m

  1. Oxford (a city in England)

Finnish

Proper noun

Oxford

  1. Oxford (any of the various localities or the Oxford University)
    Tyttäreni opiskelee Oxfordissa.
    My daughter is studying in Oxford.

Declension

Inflection of Oxford (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Oxford
genitive Oxfordin
partitive Oxfordia
illative Oxfordiin
singular plural
nominative Oxford
accusative nom. Oxford
gen. Oxfordin
genitive Oxfordin
partitive Oxfordia
inessive Oxfordissa
elative Oxfordista
illative Oxfordiin
adessive Oxfordilla
ablative Oxfordilta
allative Oxfordille
essive Oxfordina
translative Oxfordiksi
instructive
abessive Oxforditta
comitative
Possessive forms of Oxford (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Oxfordini Oxfordimme
2nd person Oxfordisi Oxfordinne
3rd person Oxfordinsa

Polish

Etymology

Borrowed from English Oxford.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Oxford m inan

  1. Oxford (a city in England)

Declension

Further reading

  • Oxford in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from English Oxford.

Proper noun

Oxford f

  1. Oxford (a city in England)
    Synonyms: Oxónia, Oxônia
    • Oxónia definition
      oxford (a city in England)
    • Oxônia definition
      brazilian Portuguese standard spelling of Oxónia.
  2. Oxford (university)