the YMCA

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the YMCA

:an international organization originally for young men that provides social programs, a place for athletic activities, etc., for the people in a community :Young Men's Christian Association often used before another noun
  • a YMCA membership
; also :the building owned and operated by the YMCA
  • We play basketball every weekend at the YMCA.

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  1. : an international organization that promotes the spiritual, intellectual, social, and physical welfare originally of young men


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