[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Oxford

County Oxfordshire
Transcript [oxon]...
Icon description four buildings, spired church, castle
Icons
  • buildings (multiple)
  • castle
  • church
Description faded
Appearances
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Etymology OE oxena, gen. pl. of oxa, 'ox' + ford, 'ford'
Translation
Earlier editors oxon/oxonia (OS 1935); oxonia (Parsons)
Early Maps oxforde (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Oxonia 1185 Templars et passim with a variant spelling Oxonie