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Cantabrigian (kant-uh-BRIJ-eeuh-n) adjective
1. Of or relating to Cambridge, England, or Cambridge, Massachusetts.
2. Of or relating to Cambridge University.
1. A native or resident of Cambridge, England, or Cambridge, Massachusetts.
2. A student or graduate of Cambridge University.
[From Medieval Latin Cantabrigia, Cambridge, England.]
"But Cantabrigians bestow their laurels on humbler lives. Nearly 100 streets, corners, lanes--even trees--are dedicated to the likes of Violet `Vie' Moore, an elementary school crossing guard, and Elmer J. `Mac' McLeod, who for years worked in the city auditing department." Local Hero: Signs Of Respect In Cambridge, Mass., People, 9 Feb 1998.
Ah, but a man's reach must exceed his grasp, / Or what's a heaven for? -Robert Browning (1812-1889)