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

How to pronounce Cambridge?

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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. Jeremy Dys:

    This is ridiculous, we’ve got two Cambridge Christian schools being told they ca n’t pray.

  2. Sam Lester:

    Cambridge Analytica sparked a moment because people are looking more broadly at the power that Facebook has in many areas, we need public oversight and accountability.

  3. Kensington Palace:

    Prince Harry will stay at the Dorchester Collection's Coworth Park. His Royal Highness will be joined by Best Man The Duke of Cambridge, ms. Markle, accompanied by her mother, Ms. Doria Ragland, will stay at Cliveden House Hotel, on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate.

  4. Rick Tyler:

    Cambridge came in and they had this whole idea that was very interesting to use with this psychographic data and how it could be used, i’m still not unconvinced that it could be used, but it was definitely not perfected. So they end up being a competent data company, but that extra thing they were promising, they really didn’t deliver on.

  5. Buckingham Palace:

    The couple are delighted to announce an opportunity for 1,200 people from across the United Kingdom to be invited into the grounds of Windsor Castle to share the experience of their special day, the attendees will view the arrival of the congregation and Members of the Royal Family, listen to a live broadcast of the Marriage Service and watch as the Bride and Groom depart St. George’s Chapel at the end of the ceremony. The newly married couple will then undertake a short carriage procession through part of Windsor High Street. The carriage will process through the grounds of Windsor Castle, departing via Castle Hill to proceed along part of the High Street before returning to the Castle via Cambridge Gate.

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