redbrick

or red-brick

[ red-brik ]
/ ˈrɛdˌbrɪk /

adjective British Informal. (sometimes initial capital letter)

of, relating to, or associated with a redbrick university.

Origin of redbrick

First recorded in 1705–15; red1 + brick
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redbrick

/ (ˈrɛdˌbrɪk) /

noun

(modifier) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of a provincial British university of relatively recent foundation, esp as distinguished from Oxford and Cambridge
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