lyceum definition

  • noun:
    • A hall where general public lectures, shows, and comparable programs tend to be provided.
    • a company sponsoring general public programs and enjoyment.
    • A lycée.
    • A public hall designed for lectures or concerts.
    • A school at a stage between elementary school and university.
    • somewhere of exercise with covered strolls, in suburbs of Athens, in which Aristotle taught philosophy.
    • a home or apartment appropriated to training by lectures or disquisitions.
    • an increased college, in Europe, which prepares youngsters the university.
    • a link for discussion and literary improvement.
    • [capitalized] An ancient public gym with covered walks outside Athens, near the lake Ilissus, where Aristotle taught philosophy; hence, the Peripatetic school of philosophy. See Aristotelian.
    • A school for higher education preparatory to a university training course. Compare college, -
    • A house or an apartment appropriated to training by lectures or disquisitions.
    • a link for literary enhancement.
    • a public hallway for lectures and concerts
    • a school for students intermediate between elementary college and college; typically grades 9 to 12

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