What does Cambridge mean?

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ˈkeɪm brɪdʒCam·bridge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cambridge University, Cambridge(noun)

    a university in England

  2. Cambridge(noun)

    a city in Massachusetts just to the north of Boston; site of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  3. Cambridge(noun)

    a city in eastern England on the River Cam; site of Cambridge University

Wiktionary

  1. Cambridge(ProperNoun)

    A city in England famous for its university.

  2. Cambridge(ProperNoun)

    Cambridge University.

    He went to Cambridge, you know.

  3. Cambridge(ProperNoun)

    A city in Massachusetts, United States famous for being the location of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Freebase

  1. Cambridge

    The city of Cambridge is a university town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire, England. It lies in East Anglia, on the River Cam, about 50 miles north of London. According to the United Kingdom Census 2001, its population was 108,863, and was estimated to be 130,000 in mid-2010. 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. Cambridge is most widely known as the home of the University of Cambridge, founded in 1209 and consistently ranked one of the top five universities in the world. The university includes the renowned Cavendish Laboratory, King's College Chapel, and the Cambridge University Library. The Cambridge skyline is dominated by the last two buildings, along with the chimney of Addenbrooke's Hospital in the far south of the city and St John's College Chapel tower. Today, Cambridge is at the heart of the high-technology centre known as Silicon Fen – a play on Silicon Valley and the fens surrounding the city. Its economic strengths lie in industries such as software and bioscience, many start-up companies having been spun out of the university. Over 40% of the workforce have a higher education qualification, more than twice the national average.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cambridge

    county town of Cambridgeshire, stands in flat country, on the Cam, 28 m. NE. of London; an ancient city, with interesting archæological remains; there are some fine buildings, the oldest round church in England, Holy Sepulchre, and a Roman Catholic church. The glory of the city is the University, founded in the 12th century, with its colleges housed in stately buildings, chapels, libraries, museums, &c., which shares with Oxford the academic prestige of England. It lays emphasis on mathematical, as Oxford on classical, culture. Among its eminent men have been Bacon, Newton, Cromwell, Pitt, Thackeray, Spenser, Milton, Dryden, Wordsworth, and Tennyson.

  2. Cambridge

    a suburb of Boston, U.S., one of the oldest towns in New England; seat of Harvard University; the centre of the book-making trade; here Longfellow resided for many years.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. cambridge

    The Roman Camboricum and the Saxon Granta; a town of England, in Cambridgeshire. It was burned by the Danes in 870 and 1010. Roger de Montgomery destroyed it with fire and sword, to be revenged of King William Rufus. During Wat Tyler’s and Jack Straw’s rebellion, the rebels entered the town, seized the University records and burned them in the market-place, 1381.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Cambridge

    From the bridge over the Cam, or “crooked” river. See “Cantab.”

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cambridge' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2816

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cambridge' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3177

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How to say Cambridge in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cambridge in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cambridge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Cambridge in a Sentence

  1. Attorney General Maura Healey:

    Facebook simply telling its users that their data is safe without the facts to back it up does not work for us, we are pleased that the court ordered Facebook to tell our office which other app developers may have engaged in conduct like Cambridge Analytica.

  2. Kate Middleton:

    At some point down the future, there will be a closeness between the four of them, if not for themselves, for the royal cousins because its emerged that... the Cambridge children have actually only met Archie a handful of times, i supposethats down to the Sussexes being in Windsor, the Cambridges being in London.

  3. Sadaf Farooqi:

    Cambridge University's easy to rush to judgment and criticize people for their weight, but the science shows that things are far more complex, we have far less control over our weight than we might wish to think.

  4. Met Office:

    The temperature recorded yesterday at Cambridge University Botanic Garden will require quality control and analysis over the next few days and if validated, would become the highest temperature officially recorded in the UK.

  5. Mark Zuckerberg:

    I am sorry that in 2014 SCL Elections( an affiliate of Cambridge Analytica) licensed Facebook data and derivatives from a research company( GSR) that had not received consent from most respondents, the company believed that the data had been obtained in line with Facebook’s terms of service and data protection laws.

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