Oxford Ox"ford, prop. a. Of or pertaining to the city or university of Oxford, England. [1913 Webster]

{Oxford movement}. See {Tractarianism}.

{Oxford School}, a name given to those members of the Church of England who adopted the theology of the so-called Oxford ``Tracts for the Times,'' issued the period 1833 -- 1841. --Shipley.

{Oxford tie}, a kind of shoe, laced on the instep, and usually covering the foot nearly to the ankle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oxford — Oxford, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 536 Housing Units (2000): 259 Land area (2000): 0.999481 sq. miles (2.588643 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.026180 sq. miles (0.067806 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.025661 sq. miles (2.656449… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • OXFORD — OXFORD, English university town. The presence of Jews is first recorded in 1141, when they were despoiled by both claimants to the throne during the civil war. The Jewry was in the center of the town (the present St. Aldate s Street). Oxford Jews …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Oxford — • Oxford, one of the most ancient cities in England, grew up under the shadow of a convent, said to have been founded by St. Frideswide as early as the eighth century. . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Oxford     Oxford …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • oxford — [ ɔksfɔr(d) ] n. m. • 1873; de Oxford, ville angl. ♦ Tissu de coton à armure toile, dont les fils de trame et les fils de chaîne sont de couleur différente. Une chemise en oxford. ● oxford nom masculin (de Oxford, nom propre) Toile de coton,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Oxford — es una antigua ciudad universitaria inglesa ubicada en el condado de Oxfordshire, en Inglaterra. De acuerdo al censo de 2001, su población es de 134.248 habitantes, aproximadamente. Su ubicación geográfica es latitud 51°44 29 N y longitud 1°16 38 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • oxford — ÓXFORD s.n. 1. Ţesătură de bumbac sau de lână în carouri din fire colorate. 2. Rasă de oi care dau o bună producţie de carne. [< fr. oxford, cf. Oxford – oraş în Anglia]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 02.07.2005. Sursa: DN  ÓXFORD s. n. 1. ţesătură …   Dicționar Român

  • oxford — [äks′fərd] n. [after OXFORD] [sometimes O ] 1. a type of low shoe laced over the instep: also oxford shoe 2. a cotton or rayon fabric with a basketlike weave, used for shirts, etc.: also oxford cloth …   English World dictionary

  • Oxford — (Канны,Франция) Категория отеля: Адрес: 12 Boulevard d Oxford, 06400 Канны, Франция …   Каталог отелей

  • Oxford — [äks′fərd] [OE Oxenaford < oxan, gen. pl. of oxa,OX + ford,FORD: originally, place where oxen forded the river] 1. city in SC England; county seat of Oxfordshire & the site of Oxford University: county district pop. 110,000 2. OXFORDSHIRE …   English World dictionary

  • Oxford — Oxford, die untere Abteilung des Malms …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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