Cambridge



a city in Cambridgeshire, in E England: famous university founded in 12th century.
a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
Cambridgeshire.
a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada.
a city in E Ohio.
Contemporary Examples

Rupert Everett Unleashed Kevin Sessums April 5, 2009
More Kids Planned Kate? No, One is Enough, At The Moment… Tom Sykes March 16, 2014
Kate: I’m Not Sure About My New Bangs Tom Sykes November 27, 2012
The Tragic Life of Barack Obama’s Father Sally H. Jacobs July 9, 2011
Goodbye to My Hero William Dalrymple June 19, 2011

Historical Examples

Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2) Maria R. Audubon
Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth
Brenda’s Ward Helen Leah Reed
The Coryston Family Mrs. Humphry Ward
Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker

noun
a city in E England, administrative centre of Cambridgeshire, on the River Cam: centred around the university, founded in the 12th century: electronics, biotechnology. Pop: 117 717 (2001) Medieval Latin name Cantabrigia
short for Cambridgeshire
a city in the US, in E Massachusetts: educational centre, with Harvard University (1636) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Pop: 101 587 (2003 est)

Note: Location of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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