from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Cambridge, England, or Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- adj. Of or relating to Cambridge University.
- n. A native or resident of Cambridge, England, or Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- n. A student or graduate of Cambridge University.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to or characteristic of Cambridge or its university
- n. A native or resident of Cambridge
- n. An undergraduate, graduate or fellow of Cambridge University
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A native or resident of Cambridge; esp. a student or graduate of the university of Cambridge, England.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to Cambridge, England, or to its university. Also incorrectly spelled Cantabridgian.
- n. An inhabitant or a native of Cambridge.
- n. A student or graduate of Cambridge University. Abbreviated Cantab.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a resident of Cambridge
A Cantabrigian is a student at Cambridge, or a townsman.
As for the Cambridge police officer who didn't recognize an eminent 20 year Cantabrigian (fercrissakes, even I know what he looks like!)
Actually, that's Cantabrigian, and, no, it has nothing to do with either Cambridge.
I realize that my hometown example is well short of the personal descriptor having “nothing to do” with the place name, but nonetheless...: you omitted the in-between example of “Cantabrigian” for those of us lucky enough to hail from Cambridge, Mass.
Where were you when a fellow Cantabrigian needed you?
And yet, having gone to Harvard Divinity School myself, I feel a shadow of doubt in my Cantabrigian mind.
The Cantabrigian rebellion is well-known the major figures involved Russell and Moore.
Thanks to new links to this site from Ryan's Lair ("Adventures in Buddhology," from a fellow Cantabrigian), Jeffrey W. Davis (a John Edwards supporter!)
Do visit the newest addition to my Religion Blogs roster, Nate Knows Nada, by a fellow Cantabrigian who just happens to share my passion for faith and politics, but who shares my wife's faith.
Every slip of an Oxonian or Cantabrigian who writes his first leader, assumes that we subdued the earth before we sat down to write this particular Times.