Oxford

(redirected from City of dreaming spires)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for Oxford

a city in southern England to the northwest of London

a university town in northern Mississippi

a university in England

Related Words

a low shoe laced over the instep

References in periodicals archive ?
He left a cosy insurance job in Scotland to study English at the age of 28 - ancient by the standards of most who grace the City of Dreaming Spires.
Their one and only previous meeting saw little between the two teams, Thunder beaten 27-22 in the city of dreaming spires.
Spring Offensive come from Coombes homeland of Oxford and like so many bands from the city of dreaming spires they are inventive, thoughtful and thought-provoking.
No, it would have made more sense if Chicago had got the one given to Oxford, the City of Dreaming Spires, and Oxford was given something like Almost As Good As Cambridge.
Morse, of course, was more at home with his books, his classical music and his real ales in the city of dreaming spires.
Nearly three quarters (73 per cent) were unable to recognise the city of dreaming spires - Oxford, with almost a third believing the famous vista to be a cityscape in Istanbul.
OXFORD'S status as the city of dreaming spires is well-deserved though it has usually been the source of nightmares for punters.