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Cantabrigian

[kan-tuh-brij-ee-uh n] /ˌkæn təˈbrɪdʒ i ən/
adjective
1.
of Cambridge, England, or Cambridge University.
2.
of Cambridge, Mass., or Harvard University.
noun
3.
a native or inhabitant of Cambridge, England or Cambridge, Mass.
4.
a student at or graduate of Cambridge University or Harvard University.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Medieval Latin Cantabrigi(a) Cambridge + -an
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Cantabrigian

/ˌkæntəˈbrɪdʒɪən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Cambridge or Cambridge University, or of Cambridge, Massachusetts, or Harvard University
noun
2.
a member or graduate of Cambridge University or Harvard University
3.
an inhabitant or native of Cambridge
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin Cantabrigia
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