Si·​wash ˈsī-ˌwȯsh How to pronounce Siwash (audio)
: a small usually inland college that is notably provincial in outlook
cheer for dear old Siwash

Word History


Siwash, fictional college in stories by George Fitch †1915 American author

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Siwash was in 1936

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Cite this Entry

“Siwash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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