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ly·ce·um

 (lī-sē′əm)
n.
1. A hall in which public lectures, concerts, and similar programs are presented.
2. An organization sponsoring public programs and entertainment.
3. A lycée.

[Latin Lycēum, from Greek Lukeion, the name of a grove with athletic training grounds near Athens in which Aristotle taught, from Lukeios, epithet of Apollo (to whom the grove was sacred), of unknown meaning.]
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lyceum

(laɪˈsɪəm)
(now chiefly in the names of buildings) n
1. a public building for concerts, lectures, etc
2. US a cultural organization responsible for presenting concerts, lectures, etc
3. (Education) another word for lycée

Lyceum

(laɪˈsɪəm)
n
1. (Placename) a school and sports ground of ancient Athens: site of Aristotle's discussions with his pupils
2. (Placename) the Aristotelian school of philosophy
[from Greek Lukeion, named after a temple nearby dedicated to Apollo Lukeios, an epithet of unknown origin]
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ly•ce•um

(laɪˈsi əm)

n.
1. an institution for popular education, providing discussions, lectures, concerts, etc.
2. a building for such activities.
3. (cap.) a gymnasium near ancient Athens, where Aristotle established a school.
4. lycée.
[1570–80; < Latin Lycēum, Lycīum < Greek Lýkeion place in Athens, so named from the neighboring temple of Apollo; n. use of neuter of lýkeios, epithet of Apollo]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lyceum - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and collegelyceum - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
academy - a secondary school (usually private)
trade school, vocational school - a secondary school teaching the skilled trades
high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school, high - a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
junior high, junior high school - a secondary school usually including 7th and 8th grades
prep school, preparatory school - a private secondary school
public school - private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition
grammar school - a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
secondary modern school - a former British secondary school emphasizing practical rather than academic education
composite school, comprehensive school - a large British or Canadian secondary school for children of all abilities
2.lyceum - a public hall for lectures and concerts
hall - a large building for meetings or entertainment
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lyceum

[laɪˈsiːəm] Nliceo m
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