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n. pl. mul·ti·ver·si·ties
A university that has numerous constituent and affiliated institutions, such as separate colleges, campuses, and research centers.
(Education) chiefly US and Canadian a university with many constituent and affiliated institutions
[C20: multi- + university]
mul•ti•ver•si•ty(ˌmʌl tɪˈvɜr sɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
a university with several campuses, each with many component schools, divisions, etc.
A university that has many affiliated colleges or research institutions at separate campuses.