Definition of Oxonian

1. Noun. A native or resident of Oxford.

Group relationships: Oxford
Generic synonyms: English Person

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of Oxford University. "Oxonian education"
Partainyms: Oxford
Derivative terms: Oxford

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the city of Oxford, England, or its inhabitants. "Oxonian bookstores"
Partainyms: Oxford
Derivative terms: Oxford

Definition of Oxonian

1. a. Of or relating to the city or the university of Oxford, England.

2. n. A student or graduate of Oxford University, in England.

Definition of Oxonian

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Oxford. ¹

2. Adjective. (minerology) Describing minerals containing oxygen ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxonian

Oxford University
Oxford blue
Oxford comma
Oxford commas
Oxford movement
Oxford shoe
Oxford shoes
Oxford spelling
Oxford spellings
Oxford tie
Oxford unit
Oxonian (current term)
Oxydendrum arboreum
Oxylebius pictus
Oxyspirura mansoni
Oxytropis lambertii
Oxyura jamaicensis

Literary usage of Oxonian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1885)
"A trimester in Trance and Switzerland. By ... L. 1821. Oxonian, The. Frederick Metcalfe. The Oxonian in ..."

2. The Early History of Oxford, 727-1100: Preceded by a Sketch of the Mythical by James Parker (1885)
"In fact, the whole of his first book is taken up with adding pseudo- authorities for his Cambridge story, and in answering the attack upon it by the Oxonian ..."

3. The Metropolitan (1835)
"THE Oxonian.'—No. VII. Qui color albus erat nunc est contrarius albo. AFTER quitting Oxford for the vacation, and spending my Christmas day, according to ..."

4. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1879)
"The Chairman called attention to a rose exhibited by him, which he had received from two respectable sources as the Oxonian, but was not sure that it was ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Roger made his higher studies at Oxford and Paris, and was later professor at Oxford (Franciscan school). He was greatly influenced by his Oxonian masters ..."

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