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Oxbridge

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"Oxbridge" is a portmanteau name for the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the two oldest in the United Kingdom.

There is no university or university town called Oxbridge (although there is an English town called Uxbridge), so it is preferable to refer to the universities as Oxford and Cambridge separately. However, the term Oxbridge is used to reflect the similarity of the two universities in terms of prestige and history.

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