Definition of library
- a library of jazz recordings
- an illustrations library
- a Dickens library
I borrowed the book from the school library.
He has an impressive library of jazz records.
a library of computer programs
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: a place where books, magazines, and other materials (such as videos and musical recordings) are available for people to use or borrow
: a room in a person's house where books are kept
: a collection of similar things (such as books or recordings)
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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