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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... Oxford, New York is the name of two locations in Chenango County, New York Town of Oxford Village of Oxford ...
... Cunliffe (ed.), The Oxford illustrated prehistory of Europe (Oxford, Oxford University Press 1994) ...
... 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 ... money also paid for the building of the Clarendon Laboratory in Oxford ...
... Attended Balliol College, Oxford on a scholarship ... Harmsworth Senior Scholar, Merton College, Oxford ... John Locke Scholarship, Oxford University ...
... 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, poet ... See also CategoryAlumni of Hertford College, Oxford ...
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- (noun): A university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner.
- (noun): A university in England.
Synonyms: Oxford University
- (noun): A city in southern England northwest of London; site of Oxford University.
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