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Oxonian

[ok-soh-nee-uh n]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Oxford, England, or to Oxford University (in England).
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noun
  1. a member or graduate of Oxford University.
  2. a native or inhabitant of Oxford.
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Origin of Oxonian

1530–40; < Medieval Latin Oxoni(a) Oxford + -an
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Oxonian

adjective
  1. of or relating to Oxford or Oxford University
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noun
  1. a member of Oxford University
  2. an inhabitant or native of Oxford
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Word Origin and History for oxonian

Oxonian

adj.

"pertaining to Oxford or to Oxford University," 1640s, from Medieval Latin oxonia, Latinized form of Middle English Oxforde (see Oxford). Earlier as a noun (1540s).

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