Oxford or Cambridge University, or both, especially in contrast with the redbrick universities of England.
upper-class intellectual life in England, as felt to be under the influence of Oxford and Cambridge universities:
a bitter attack on Oxbridge by the younger writers.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Oxford and Cambridge, or of upper-class, intellectual traditions or manners associated with these universities:
a career formerly open only to Oxbridge graduates; to voice the proper Oxbridge sentiments.
a. the British universities of Oxford and Cambridge, esp considered as ancient and prestigious academic institutions, bastions of privilege and superiority, etc
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