Definition of Cambridge

1. Noun. A university in England.

Exact synonyms: Cambridge University
Generic synonyms: University

2. Noun. A city in Massachusetts just to the north of Boston; site of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

3. Noun. A city in eastern England on the River Cam; site of Cambridge University.
Terms within: Cambridge University
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: England
Member holonyms: Cantabrigian

Definition of Cambridge

1. Proper noun. A city in England famous for its university. ¹

2. Proper noun. Cambridge University. ¹

3. Proper noun. A city in Massachusetts, United States famous for being the location of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cambridge

Camberwell beauty
Cambodian accessories
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Cambodian capital
Cambodian monetary unit
Cambrian period
Cambridge University
Cambridge blue

Literary usage of Cambridge

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

1. Publicationsby Oxford Historical Society by Oxford Historical Society (1900)
"cambridge town and university, see infra. — Doddington, i. 151. ... cambridge University :— events mentioned :— 1553) desolation under Edward VI, i. 292. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"ON May 28 the delegates to the International Association of Academies were divided into two groups, one of which visited Oxford and the other cambridge, ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"The book was published at cambridge in 1635, with a dedication to Archbishop Laud, ... He published at cambridge in 1631 Greek verses at the end of William ..."

4. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1899)
"MAYOR OF cambridge FAVORS Points out the advantages that would come to that City if the Institute should locate there—A solution of the river-front problem ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Downing, the only modem college in cambridge (founded 1800), has large grounds, but there is nothing noteworthy about its buildings. ..."

6. Literary Culture in Early New England, 1620-1730 by Thomas Goddard Wright, Mabel Hyde (Kingsbury) Wright, Augustus Ralli, Elbert Nevius Sebring Thompson (1916)
"At cambridge cambridge in Milton's Time EARLE, J. Micro-cosmographie. London, 1628. See Index for college titles. MEADE, J. Letters written by Joseph Meade, ..."

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