See also: oxford

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

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Oxford

  1. A city in Oxfordshire, England, famous for its university.
  2. Ellipsis of University of Oxford.
  3. An English habitational surname derived from the city in England.
  4. A number of other places in the United Kingdom:
    1. A hamlet in Northumberland.
    2. A district of Tunstall, Staffordshire.
  5. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A city in Alabama.
    2. A city in Arkansas.
    3. An unincorporated community in Colorado.
    4. A town in Connecticut; named for the city in England.
    5. An unincorporated community in Florida.
    6. A city in Georgia, United States; named for the university.
    7. A city in Idaho.
    8. A town in Indiana.
    9. A city in Iowa; named for its township, itself named for the town in New York.
    10. A city in Kansas.
    11. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
    12. A town in Maine; named for the city in England.
    13. A town in Maryland.
    14. A town in Massachusetts.
    15. A village in Michigan.
    16. A city, the county seat of Lafayette County, Mississippi; named for the city in England.
    17. A village in Furnas County and Harlan County, Nebraska.
    18. A census-designated place in New Jersey.
    19. A town and village in New York; named for the town in Massachusetts.
    20. A town, the county seat of Granville County, North Carolina.
    21. A city in Ohio.
    22. A borough of Pennsylvania.
    23. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
    24. A town and village in Wisconsin.
  6. A neighbourhood of Edmonton, Alberta.
  7. A town in Nova Scotia.
    Synonym: Head of the Tide (historical)
  8. A settlement on Saint Croix, in the United States Virgin Islands.
  9. A town in Canterbury, New Zealand.

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An Oxford shoe

Oxford (plural Oxfords)

  1. A variety of shoe, typically made of heavy leather.
    Alternative form: oxford
    Synonyms: balmoral, Oxford shoe
    • 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."
  2. (usually attributive) A type of basket weave cotton fabric used for clothing.
    Alternative form: oxford
    • 1887, Harriet W. Daly, Digging, Squatting, and Pioneering Life in the Northern Territory of South Australia, page 148:
      I was amazed at the sight of such a medley of things. The newest shapes in straw hats were lying side by side with camp ovens and frying-pans, while flannel and Oxford shirts, together with wideawake felt hats, vests, collars, and ties, kept company with boxes of tea, bags of flour, and ready-tapped barrels of whiskey, rum, and gin.
  3. (now chiefly Australia, now rare) Ellipsis of Oxford scholar.
  4. A dictionary published by Oxford University Press, especially the Oxford English Dictionary.
  5. Ellipsis of Oxford shirt.
    Alternative form: oxford
  6. (UK) Ellipsis of Oxford marmalade.

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Oxford m

  1. Oxford (a city in England)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Oxford.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈoksford/, [ˈo̞ks̠fo̞rd]

Proper nounEdit

Oxford

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

DeclensionEdit

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

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Oxford.

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Oxford m inan

  1. Oxford (a city in England)

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Further readingEdit

  • Oxford in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Oxford in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from English Oxford.

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Oxford

  1. Oxford (a city in England)
    Synonyms: Oxónia, Oxônia
  2. Oxford (university)