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redbrick

or red-brick

[red-brik] /ˈrɛdˌbrɪk/
adjective, British Informal. (sometimes initial capital letter)
1.
of, relating to, or associated with a redbrick university.
Origin of redbrick
1705-1715
1705-15; red1 + brick
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  • One was a square, red-brick mansion in the centre of the village, surrounded by a high, redbrick wall enclosing a garden.

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redbrick

/ˈrɛdˌbrɪk/
noun
1.
(modifier) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of a provincial British university of relatively recent foundation, esp as distinguished from Oxford and Cambridge
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