of Cambridge, England, or Cambridge University.
of Cambridge, Mass., or Harvard University.
a native or inhabitant of Cambridge, England or Cambridge, Mass.
a student at or graduate of Cambridge University or Harvard University.
Origin of Cantabrigian
< Medieval Latin Cantabrigi(a
) Cambridge + -an
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Examples from the Web for cantabrigian
Historical Examples of cantabrigian
Pleasant Taylor making himself merry with the stake was another Cantabrigian.
For the fourth time the New Haven men struggled to the Cantabrigian twenty-yard line.
Those who know the Cantabrigian guerilla respect his power, though they abhor his ways.
British Dictionary definitions for cantabrigian
of, relating to, or characteristic of Cambridge or Cambridge University, or of Cambridge, Massachusetts, or Harvard University
a member or graduate of Cambridge University or Harvard University
an inhabitant or native of Cambridge
Word Origin for Cantabrigian
C17: from Medieval Latin Cantabrigia
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Word Origin and History for cantabrigian
"pertaining to Cambridge," 1540s, from Medieval Latin Cantabrigia (see Cambridge) + -an.
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