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Oxford is a city, and the county town of Oxfordshire, in South East England. It has a population of 155,000. The rivers Cherwell and Thames run through Oxford and meet south of the city centre. For a distance of some 10 miles (16 km) along the river, in the vicinity of Oxford, the Thames is known as The Isis.

Oxford is home to the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world.

Buildings in Oxford reflect every British architectural period since the arrival of the Saxons, including the iconic, mid-18th century Radcliffe Camera, the hub of the city. Oxford is known as the "city of dreaming spires", a term coined by poet Matthew Arnold in reference to the harmonious architecture of Oxford's university buildings.


牛津(英語:Oxford),英國英格蘭東南區域牛津郡的行政總部、城市,人口149,100(2006年)。為牛津大學-英語國家中歷史最久的大學-的發源地。泰晤士河流經牛津。

市內有兩所大學,分別是牛津大學及牛津布魯克斯大學。


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