Definition of the Bridge of Sighs from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    the Bridge of Sighs

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  1. 1an attractive old bridge over the river Cam in Cambridge, England. It belongs to St John's College, part of Cambridge University, and looks like the famous Bridge of Sighs in Venice.
  2. 2a similar bridge between two buildings of Hertford College, part of Oxford University. It is built across a street, not a river.