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lyceum

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Ly=ce=um

CIDE DICTIONARY

lyceumn. [L. lyceum, Gr. , so named after the neighboring temple of Apollo the wolf slayer, prob. fr. belonging to a wolf, fr wolf. See Wolf.].
  •  A place of exercise with covered walks, in the suburbs of Athens, where Aristotle taught philosophy.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A house or apartment appropriated to instruction by lectures or disquisitions.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A higher school, in Europe, which prepares youths for the university.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An association for debate and literary improvement.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lyceum, n.
1 a the garden at Athens in which Aristotle taught philosophy. b Aristotelian philosophy and its followers.
2 (lyceum) US hist. a literary institution, lecture-hall, or teaching-place.

Etymology
L f. Gk Lukeion neut. of Lukeios epithet of Apollo (from whose neighbouring temple the Lyceum was named)

THESAURUS

lyceum

Gymnasium, Latin school, Realgymnasium, Realschule, academy, amphitheater, arena, assembly hall, auditorium, chapel, concert hall, convention hall, dance hall, exhibition hall, gallery, grammar school, hall, high, high school, intermediate school, junior high, junior high school, lecture hall, meetinghouse, middle school, music hall, opera house, prep school, preparatory school, public school, secondary school, seminary, senior high, senior high school, stadium, theater

ROGET THESAURUS

lyceum

School

N school, academy, university, alma mater, college, seminary, Lyceum, institute, institution, palaestra, Gymnasium, class, seminar, day school, boarding school, preparatory school, primary school, infant school, dame's school, grammar school, middle class school, Board school, denominational school, National school, British and Foreign school, collegiate school, art school, continuation school, convent school, County Council school, government school, grant-in-aid school, high school, higher grade school, military school, missionary school, naval school, naval academy, state-aided school, technical school, voluntary school, school, school of art, kindergarten, nursery, creche, reformatory, pulpit, lectern, soap box desk, reading desk, ambo, lecture room, theater, auditorium, amphitheater, forum, state, rostrum, platform, hustings, tribune, school book, horn book, text book, grammar, primer, abecedary, rudiments, manual, vade mecum, encyclopedia, cyclopedia, Lindley Murray, Cocker, dictionary, lexicon, professorship, lectureship, readership, fellowship, tutorship, chair, School Board Council of Education, Board of Education, Board of Studies, Prefect of Studies, Textbook Committee, propaganda, scholastic, academic, collegiate, educational, ex cathedra.


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