Lyceum

Ly*ce"um

(?), n.;
pl. E. Lyceums (#), L. Lycea (#).
[L. lyceum, Gr. , so named after the neighboring temple of Apollo the wolf slayer, prob. fr. belonging to a wolf, fr wolf. See Wolf.] 1. A place of exercise with covered walks, in the suburbs of Athens, where Aristotle taught philosophy.
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2. A house or apartment appropriated to instruction by lectures or disquisitions.
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3. A higher school, in Europe, which prepares youths for the university.
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4. An association for debate and literary improvement.
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