Cambridge

[ keym-brij ]
/ ˈkeɪm brɪdʒ /

noun

a city in Cambridgeshire, in E England: famous university founded in 12th century.
a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada.
a city in E Ohio.

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pre-Cam·bridge, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cambridge

Cambridge
/ (ˈkeɪmbrɪdʒ) /

noun

a city in E England, administrative centre of Cambridgeshire, on the River Cam: centred around the university, founded in the 12th century: electronics, biotechnology. Pop: 117 717 (2001)Medieval Latin name: Cantabrigia
short for Cambridgeshire
a city in the US, in E Massachusetts: educational centre, with Harvard University (1636) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Pop: 101 587 (2003 est)

Other words from Cambridge

Related adjective: Cantabrigian
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Cultural definitions for cambridge

Cambridge

City in Massachusetts, near Boston.

notes for Cambridge

Location of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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