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Synonyms for Oxford

a city in southern England to the northwest of London

a university town in northern Mississippi

a university in England

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As for Hemming's own time in the city of dreaming spires, he admits he did not row.
Alonso, 24, has adopted the city of dreaming spires as his home - but it seems none of his neighbours realise they are living next to a superstar.
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.
With its close commuter links to London and its stunning architecture, Oxford, the city of dreaming spires, was named as the UK's least affordable city, where house prices are almost 10 times earnings.
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.