red-brick Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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red-brickadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈred.brɪk/
A red-brick ​university is any of the British ​universitiesbuilt in the late 19th and early 20th ​centuries in ​cities such as Liverpool and Manchester, and not one of the ​olderones such as ​Oxford or Cambridge: Ben ​chose to go to a red-brick university.
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