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ˈrɛdˌbrɪkred·brick uni·ver·si·ty

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  1. redbrick universitynoun

    (British informal) a provincial British university of relatively recent founding; distinguished from Oxford University and Cambridge University


  1. redbrick university

    Redbrick universities are a set of public research universities located in the United Kingdom, originating in the major industrial cities of England, specifically referencing to the civic universities founded in the 19th and early 20th century. The term "redbrick" was first coined by a British academic, Edgar Allison Peers, to describe these institutions based on their common architectural style characterized by the use of red brick in their construction. Initially, there were six red brick universities: Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, Bristol, and Manchester.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of redbrick university in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of redbrick university in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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