Cantabrigian
Cantabrigian Can`ta*brig"i*an, n. A native or resident of Cambridge; esp. a student or graduate of the university of Cambridge, England. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cantabrigian — [kan΄tə brij′ən, kan΄tə brij′ē ən] adj. [after ML Cantabrigia, CAMBRIDGE] of Cambridge, England, or esp., of the University of Cambridge n. 1. a student or graduate of the University of Cambridge 2. a person living in Cambridge, England …   English World dictionary

  • Cantabrigian — noun Etymology: Medieval Latin Cantabrigia Cambridge Date: circa 1540 1. a student or graduate of Cambridge University 2. a native or resident of Cambridge, Mass. • Cantabrigian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cantabrigian — An Cantabrigian is a member (or former member) of the University of Cambridge, England. The term is derived from Cantabrigia, the Latin form of Cambridge . The term could theoretically also refer to an inhabitant of the city of Cambridge, but is… …   Wikipedia

  • Cantabrigian — /kan teuh brij ee euhn/, adj. 1. of Cambridge, England, or Cambridge University. 2. of Cambridge, Mass., or Harvard University. n. 3. a native or inhabitant of Cambridge, England or Cambridge, Mass. 4. a student at or graduate of Cambridge… …   Universalium

  • Cantabrigian — 1. adjective Of, pertaining to or characteristic of Cambridge or its university 2. noun a) A native or resident of Cambridge b) An undergraduate, graduate or fellow of Ca …   Wiktionary

  • cantabrigian — adj. of or pretaining to Cambridge (England) or Cambridge university; of or pretaining Cambridge Massachusetts or Harvard University (USA) n. Cambridge University student or graduate; resident or native of Cambridge Massachusetts (USA) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cantabrigian — [ˌkantə brɪdʒɪən] adjective relating to Cambridge or Cambridge University. noun a member of Cambridge University. Origin C16: from L. Cantabrigia Cambridge + ian …   English new terms dictionary

  • cantabrigian — can·ta·brig·i·an …   English syllables

  • Cantabrigian — Can•ta•brig•i•an [[t]ˌkæn təˈbrɪdʒ i ən[/t]] adj. 1) edu of or pertaining to Cambridge, England, or Cambridge University 2) edu of or pertaining to Cambridge, Mass., or Harvard University 3) peo a native or resident of Cambridge 4) edu a student… …   From formal English to slang

  • Cantabrigian — /kæntəˈbrɪdʒiən/ (say kantuh brijeeuhn) adjective 1. of Cambridge or Cambridge University. –noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Cambridge. 3. a student or graduate of Cambridge University. {from Cantabrigia Latin form of the name Cambridge + an} …   Australian English dictionary

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