Cambridge
Cambridge O.E. Grontabricc (c.745) "Bridge on the River Granta" (a Celtic river name, of obscure origin). The change to Cante- and later Cam- was due to Norman influence. The river name Cam is a back formation in this case, but Cam also was a legitimate Celtic river name, meaning "crooked."

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  • Cambridge — es una antigua ciudad universitaria inglesa y la capital del condado de Cambridgeshire. Se encuentra aproximadamente a 80 kilómetros de Londres y la rodean varias villas y pueblos. Su fama la debe a la Universidad de Cambridge, la que incluye a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cambridge — v. de G. B., au N. E. de Londres; 101 100 hab.; ch. l. du comté du m. nom. Université célèbre, fondée au XIIIe s., rivale de celle d Oxford. Cambridge v. des È. U., dans le Massachusetts; 95 800 hab. Université Harvard, la plus anc. des È. U.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cambridge — [kām′brij΄] [ME Caumbrigge < OE Grantanbrycge, lit., bridge over the Granta (now called the Cam) River] 1. city in EC England: county seat of Cambridgeshire; site of Cambridge University: county district pop. 92,000 2. CAMBRIDGESHIRE 3. [after …   English World dictionary

  • Cambridge — (spr. kehmbridsch). 1) Grafschaft im südöstl. England, 2225 qkm, (1901) 190.687 E. Hauptstadt C., am schiffbaren Cam, 38.379 E., Universität mit großer Bibliothek. – 2) Stadt im nordamerik. Staate Massachusetts, Boston gegenüber, (1903) 98.444… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cambridge — Cambridge, Stadt in England mit 14,000 Einwohnern, einer berühmten Universität, welche 4000 Studirende besuchen, Bibliothek von 100,000 Bänden, Museum, Sternwarte, botanischem Garten, schönen Spaziergängen etc. Der Safranbau in der Umgegend ist… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Cambridge — (izg. kȅimbridž) m <G ea> DEFINICIJA 1. grad u Engleskoj, o. 90 km SI od Londona, 91.800 stan.; poznat po sveučilištu osnovanom 1209. 2. grad (dio Bostona) u saveznoj državi Massachusetts, SAD; 95.300 stan., sjedište sveučilišta Harvard… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Cambridge — This article is about the city in England. For other uses, see Cambridge (disambiguation). City of Cambridge   Non metropolitan district, city   …   Wikipedia

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