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Definition of the noun cambridge

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noun - plural: -

  1. a university in England
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of Cambridge: Cambridge University
    • instance of: university = establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

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  1. Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area, situated directly north of the city of Boston proper, across the Charles River. It was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in England, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most prominent universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. It is the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield, and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the other.
  2. Cambridge: The city of Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England. It lies in East Anglia, on the River Cam, about 50 miles north of London. According to the United Kingdom Census 2011, its population was 123,867. This makes Cambridge the second largest city in Cambridgeshire after Peterborough, and the 54th largest in the United Kingdom. There is archaeological evidence of settlement in the area during the Bronze Age and Roman times; under Viking rule Cambridge became an important trading centre. The first town charters were granted in the 12th century, although city status was not conferred until 1951.
  3. Cambridge is a city located in Southern Ontario at the confluence of the Grand and Speed rivers in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. It is an amalgamation of the City of Galt, the towns of Preston and Hespeler, and the hamlet of Blair. Galt covers the largest portion of Cambridge, making up the southern half of the city. Preston and Blair are located on the western side of the city, while Hespeler is in the most northeasterly section of Cambridge.
  4. Cambridge is a city in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States. The population was 12,326 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Dorchester County and the county's largest municipality. Cambridge is the fourth most populous city in Maryland's Eastern Shore region, after Salisbury, Elkton and Easton.
  5. Cambridge is a city in and the county seat of Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. It lies in southeastern Ohio, in the Appalachian Plateau of the Appalachian Mountains. The population was 11,129 at the 2010 census. It is the principal city of the Cambridge Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is located adjacent to the intersection of Interstates 70 and 77, which the Ohio Department of Transportation proclaimed in 1969 to be the world's largest interchange in terms of land area.
  6. Cambridge is a city in Isanti County, Minnesota, United States, located at the junction of Minnesota State Highways 65 and 95. The population was 8,111 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Isanti County. It is located along the Rum River and the BNSF Railway. Cambridge is notable for having the highest percentage of Swedish Americans of any city in the United States with a population of over 5,000 people.
  7. Cambridge is a town in the Waipa District of the Waikato Region of the North Island of New Zealand. Situated 24 kilometres southeast of Hamilton, on the banks of the Waikato River, Cambridge is known as "The Town of Trees & Champions". With a population of 15,192 as of the 2006 census, it is the biggest municipality in the Waipa District and still growing rapidly.
    • also known as Cambridge, New Zealand
    • part of New Zealand
  8. Cambridge is a village in Dane and Jefferson counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 1,457 at the 2010 census. Of this, 1,348 were in Dane County, and 109 were in Jefferson County.
  9. Cambridge is a town in Washington County, New York, United States. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town population was 2,152 at the 2000 census.
  10. Cambridge is a village in Henry County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,160 at the 2010 census, down from 2,180 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Henry County.
  11. Cambridge is a city in Furnas County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,063 at the 2010 census.
  12. Cambridge is a city in Washington County, Idaho, United States. The population was 328 at the 2010 census, down from 360 in 2000. It is the second largest city in the county, behind the significantly larger Weiser, the county seat.
  13. Cambridge is a city in Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 827 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a part of the larger 'Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area'.
  14. Cambridge is a town in Lamoille County, Vermont, United States. The population was 3,659 at the 2010 U.S. Census. Cambridge includes the villages of Jeffersonville and Cambridge.
  15. Cambridge is a village in Washington County, New York, United States. The population was 1,925 at the 2000 census. The village of Cambridge is partly in the town of Cambridge and partly in the town of White Creek. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  16. Cambridge is a city in Cowley County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 82.
  17. Cambridge is a town in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The population was 462 at the 2010 census.
  18. Cambridge is a hamlet in the district of Stroud, in the county of Gloucestershire, England. It lies on the A38 road between Bristol and Gloucester. It is about 3 miles from Dursley and about 11 miles from Gloucester.
  19. Cambridge is a township in Coos County in the state of New Hampshire. In New Hampshire, locations, grants, townships, and purchases are unincorporated portions of a county which are not part of any town and have limited self-government. Most of the township is forested wilderness, but it contains the southernmost edge of Umbagog Lake, accessed via New Hampshire Route 26 from Errol or from Upton, Maine. It contains a section of the 13-Mile Woods Scenic Area along the Androscoggin River. New Hampshire Route 16 also crosses the northwest corner of the township. The population was 8 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Berlin, NH–VT Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  20. Cambridge is a 6th-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 192 at the 2000 census.
  21. Cambridge is a Metropolitan Borough of Sefton ward in the Southport Parliamentary constituency that covers the locality of Marshside in the town of Southport.
  22. Cambridge is a village in Lamoille County, Vermont, United States. The population was 236 at the 2010 census.

There are other places with in their name, like Cambridge Bay, Cambridge Park, East Cambridge, West Cambridge, Cambridge Hills, Cambridge House, Cambridge Common, Cambridge College, Cambridge Springs, Cambridge Theatre, Cambridge-Narrows, Cambridge Junction, Cambridge University, Cambridge Corn Exchange, King's College Cambridge, Cambridge Military Hospital, Colonel Brown Cambridge School.

Phrases with Cambridge

  1. Cambridge Blue
  2. cambridge university

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cambridge

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Google previewCentral Cambridge (1994)

A Guide to the University and Colleges by Kevin Taylor

Cambridge is a city of just over 100,000 inhabitants, with a history dating back nearly 2,000 years to Roman times when...

Now, almost 800 years later, Cambridge is the home of a University which consists of 31 colleges, where students live, ...

Google previewThe New Teachers' and Pupils' Cyclopaedia (1919)

by Bernhart Paul Holst

Cambridge is a suburb of Boston and the seat of the celebrated Harvard University.

Old Cambridge and the West Boston bridge, and is noted for its factories, while North Cambridge is the most important commercial center of the city.

Google previewTHE LIFE AND EXCITING TIMES OF GUY CHARLES THRONER JR. (2014)

by Guy Charles Throner Jr.

Cambridge is a poor town; the only well-off people there were the doctors who worked in the large county hospital located in the town. Jean sat on the house for about four months with no prospects for selling the place. To make matters worse, ...

Google previewPuzzles and Epiphanies (Routledge Revivals) (2015)

Essays and Reviews 1958-1961 by Sir Frank Kermode

Cambridge is the context in which Ansell is credible. Is it not, in the ordinary sense, a real place at all. Mr. Forster once remarked upon the convention that in novels all the characters—even dull ones, and even in “robust' writers—are more ...

Google previewBlack Holes and the Universe (1995)

by Igor D. Novikov, Vitaly Kisin

Cambridge is the place of research for outstanding scientists, such as Stephen Hawking, Martin Rees, and others who study the mysteries of evaporation of black holes and the puzzle of the origin of the enigmatic pattern created by the ...

Google previewThe Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers (1999)

by Richard B. Lee, Richard Heywood Daly

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, and Paris: Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme. Henriksen, G. (1973). Hunters in the barrens: the Naskapi on the edge of the white man's world. St. John's, NF: Memorial University Institute ...

Google previewThe Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development (1998)

by Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. 361 Height velocities (derived from cross-sectional means) of European girls (London ),.

Google previewCambridge Learner's Dictionary with CD-ROM (2007)

by Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press. Self-study You want to be able to study English on your own. This dictionary has a centre section of 59 Extra help pages with lots of clear, useful information on important topics such as phrasal verbs and spelling.

Google previewCambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press. 1121. Infinitive Past Simple. Irregular. Verbs. Past Participle arise arose arisen awake awoke, aw; ked awoken, awaked, awoke be was/were been bear bore borne beat beat beaten become became become befall ...

Google previewCambridge Business English Dictionary (2011)

by Cambridge University Press

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town, Singapore, Sao Paulo, Delhi,

University Press The Edinburgh Building, Cambridge CB2 8RU, UK http://dictionary.cambridge.org Information on this ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

The Cambridge History of Islam: The Central Islamic Lands.

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I had hoped that the board would accept Johnny Hon's offer of a loan to buy the stadium back for the club, as I think this would be best way of continuing the long tradition of Cambridge United in Cambridge - and it was a generous offer. (Anne Campbell)
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Scrabble value of C3A1M3B3R1I1D2G2E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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