from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A borough of south-central England on the Thames River west-northwest of London. First mentioned in 912, it was chartered in 1605. Oxford University, with its famed "dreaming spires,” was founded in the 12th century and still dominates the center of the city. Population: 143,000.
- A city of northern Mississippi south-southeast of Memphis, Tennessee. It is the seat of the University of Mississippi ("Ole Miss”), established in 1844, and was William Faulkner's home town. Population: 14,100.
- Oxford, 17th Earl of. Title of Edward de Vere. 1550-1604. English courtier and poet who is believed by some to have written Shakespeare's plays.
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- proper n. A city in England famous for its university.
- proper n. Oxford University
- n. A variety of shoe, typically made of heavy leather.
- n. An Oxford Dictionary.
Oxenaforda ("oxen ford") (Wiktionary)