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campus

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noun, often attributive cam·pus \ˈkam-pəs\

Simple Definition of campus

  • : the area and buildings around a university, college, school, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of campus

  1. 1 :  the grounds and buildings of a university, college, or school

  2. 2 :  a university, college, or school viewed as an academic, social, or spiritual entity

  3. 3 :  grounds that resemble a campus <a hospital campus> <a landscaped corporate campus>

Examples of campus in a sentence

  1. Visitors crowded the campus on graduation day.

  2. Rallies were held on college campuses across the country.

  3. We walked around the campus on our first day.



Origin of campus

Latin, plain


First Known Use: 1774

Rhymes with campus



CAMPUS Defined for Kids

campus

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noun cam·pus \ˈkam-pəs\

Definition of campus for Students

  1. :  the grounds and buildings of a college or school





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