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Oxford comma

a comma between the final items in a list, often preceding the word `and’ or `or’, such as the final comma in the list newspapers, magazines, and books

See serial comma


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  • Oxford-down

    [oks-ferd] /ˈɒks fərd/ noun 1. 1st Earl of, . 2. a city in S , in S England, NW of London: university, founded in 12th century. 3. . 4. a town in SW Ohio. 5. a town in S Massachusetts. 6. a town in N Mississippi, hometown of William Faulkner. 7. Also called Oxford Down. […]

  • Oxford english

    noun 1. that form of the received pronunciation of English supposed to be typical of Oxford University and regarded by many as affected or pretentious

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