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  • proper n. Postal abbreviation for Oxfordshire
  • proper n. University of Oxford, used especially following post-nominal letters indicating status as a graduate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of Oxonia (or Oxoniæ), a Middle Latin name for Oxford in England, noted for its university, or of Oxoniensis, belonging to Oxford: sometimes placed after an academic degree conferred by that seat of learning: as, D. C. L.

Etymologies

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Latin Oxonia ("Oxfordshire")

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Latin Universitas Oxoniensis ("University of Oxford")

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