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Definition of "redbrick" [redbrick]

  • Of, relating to, or being the British universities other than Oxford and Cambridge. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "redbrick" in a sentence
  • "U.S. Forces Korea and its attendant bureaucracies are located in redbrick buildings that the Americans inherited in 1945 from the Japanese occupiers."
  • "Students who 'avoid challenge' of traditional subjects miss out on places at Oxbridge or 'redbrick' institutions"
  • "Straight ahead of me lay the main quadrangle of Chase College, redbrick buildings with steep slate roofs and multipaned windows."
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