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  • (noun): A university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner.
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Oxford i/ˈɒksfərd/ is a city in central southern England. It is the county town of Oxfordshire, and forms a district within the county. It has a population of just under 165,000, of whom 153,900 live within the district boundary.

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Clarendon Building
... The Clarendon Building is a landmark Grade I listed building in Oxford, England, owned by the University of Oxford ... It was built between 1711 and 1715 to house the Oxford University Press ... paid for the building of the Clarendon Laboratory in Oxford ...
Unetice Culture - Sources
... Cunliffe (ed.), The Oxford illustrated prehistory of Europe (Oxford, Oxford University Press 1994) ...
Oxford, New York (disambiguation)
... Oxford, New York is the name of two locations in Chenango County, New York Town of Oxford Village of Oxford ...
John Lucas (philosopher) - Career Highlights
... Attended Balliol College, Oxford on a scholarship ... John Locke Scholarship, Oxford University ... Junior Research Fellow, Merton College, Oxford ...
Hertford College, Oxford - Notable Former Students
... Pelham, British Whig Prime Minister John Selden, jurist, MP for Oxford University Jonathan Swift, satirist, poet, Anglican priest, author of Gulliver's Travels Magdalen Hall, old site 1448–1822 Samuel Daniel ... Boy's Life See also CategoryAlumni of Hertford College, Oxford ...

More definitions of "Oxford":

  • (noun): A low shoe laced over the instep.
  • (noun): A city in southern England northwest of London; site of Oxford University.