Definitions for oxfordshireˈɒks fərdˌʃɪər, -ʃər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ox•ford•shireˈɒks fərdˌʃɪər, -ʃər(n.)
a county in S England. 597,700; 1008 sq. mi. (2610 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Also called Oxford. 2 3
A midland county of England bordered by Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a S. midland county of England, stretching on the N. bank of the Thames between Gloucester and Buckingham; is an agricultural district; bleak in the N. and W., it is hilly, well wooded and picturesque in the S., where are the Chiltern Hills; iron-stone is mined near Banbury, blankets made at Witney, and paper at Shiplake and Henley; natives of the county were Edward the Confessor, Leland, Warren Hastings, Maria Edgeworth, and J. R. Green.