Oxonian "pertaining to Oxford or to Oxford University, 1540s, from M.L. oxonia, Latinized form of Middle English Oxforde (see OXFORD (Cf. Oxford)).

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  • Oxonian — Ox*o ni*an, prop. a. Of or relating to the city or the university of Oxford, England. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxonian — Ox*o ni*an, prop. n. A student or graduate of Oxford University, in England. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxonian — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Oxford or Oxford University. ► NOUN 1) a person from Oxford. 2) a member of Oxford University …   English terms dictionary

  • Oxonian — [äk sō′nē ən] adj. [< ML Oxonia < OE Oxenaford,OXFORD] of Oxford (England) or Oxford University n. 1. a student or alumnus of Oxford University 2. a person born or living in Oxford, England …   English World dictionary

  • Oxonian — An Oxonian is a member (or former member) of the University of Oxford, England. The term is derived from Oxonia, the Latin form of Oxenford or Oxford. The term can also refer to an inhabitant of the city of Oxford, but is less used in this… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxonian — noun Etymology: Medieval Latin Oxonia Oxford Date: circa 1540 a student or graduate of Oxford University • Oxonian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Oxonian — adjective Of or pertaining to Oxford. He worked with the Oxonian scholar for some time in developing the thesis …   Wiktionary

  • Oxonian — /ok soh nee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Oxford, England, or to Oxford University (in England). n. 2. a member or graduate of Oxford University. 3. a native or inhabitant of Oxford. [1530 40; < ML Oxoni(a) Oxford + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • oxonian — adjective Describing minerals containing oxygen Syn: oxygenian …   Wiktionary

  • oxonian — Ox·o·ni·an || É’k səʊnjÉ™n n. resident of Oxford; graduate of Oxford; student at Oxford adj. of Oxford (the city or the university) …   English contemporary dictionary