Definitions for varsityˈvɑr sɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
var•si•tyˈvɑr sɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
(n.)a first-string team, esp. in sports, representing a school, college, or university.
Origin of varsity:
1840–50; cf. versity university
a British abbreviation of `university'; usually refers to Oxford University or Cambridge University
varsity, first team(noun)
a team representing a college or university
Origin: Alteration of university
Varsity is the oldest of Cambridge University's main student newspapers. It has been published continuously since 1947, and is one of only three fully independent student newspapers in the UK. It appears every Friday around Cambridge. In November 2009, the paper won six prizes at the Guardian Student Media Awards, was nominated for a further two, and former editor Patrick Kingsley was named Student Journalist of the Year.
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