Cantabrigian

Cantabrigian

[kan-tuh-brij-ee-uhn]
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:
1610–20; < Medieval Latin Cantabrigi(a) Cambridge + -an

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Cantabrigian (ˌkæntəˈbrɪdʒɪən)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characteristic of Cambridge or Cambridge University, or of Cambridge, Massachusetts, or Harvard University
 
n
2.  a member or graduate of Cambridge University or Harvard University
3.  an inhabitant or native of Cambridge
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin Cantabrigia]

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