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Cantabrigian

[ kan-tuh-brij-ee-uhn ]

adjective

  1. of Cambridge, England, or Cambridge University.
  2. of Cambridge, Mass., or Harvard University.


noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of Cambridge, England or Cambridge, Mass.
  2. a student at or graduate of Cambridge University or Harvard University.

Cantabrigian

/ ˌkæntəˈbrɪdʒɪən /

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Cambridge or Cambridge University, or of Cambridge, Massachusetts, or Harvard University


noun

  1. a member or graduate of Cambridge University or Harvard University
  2. an inhabitant or native of Cambridge
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Cantabrigian1

1610–20; < Medieval Latin Cantabrigi ( a ) Cambridge + -an
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Cantabrigian1

C17: from Medieval Latin Cantabrigia
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Example Sentences

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.

Pleasant Taylor making himself merry with the stake was another Cantabrigian.

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