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academe

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  • academicians
  • college
  • savants
  • school
  • academic community
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There are the dark groves of Academe, a place of rest in a bare land.

He was in his mid-twenties, young and slick, his only nod to academe a small goatee.

After all superficial contrasts have been exhausted, she may still claim the patronage of the philosopher of Academe.

"The Grove of Academe," replied Abbey, and the eyes of the artist and his wife were riveted on the editor.

The spirit that of old had hallowed the shades of Academe presided over these gatherings.

Athens revives the Academe and reinstates the Olympic games under a literary avatar.

And now if you're to be congratulated before I go back to the groves of Academe pray bestir yourself.

At all events, there is sufficient groundwork for any quantity of euphuism about "classic shades," "groves of Academe," et cetera.

It was Billy who spoke, as his eyes first rested upon that eminent pinnacle of Academe.

WORD ORIGIN

"The Academy," 1580s, from phrase groves of Academe, translating Horace's silvas Academi (see academy); general sense of "the world of universities and scholarship" is attested from 1849. With lower-case letter, academia in the sense of "academic community" is from 1956.

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academia

nounscholarly world
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  • academic community
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  • college
  • savants
  • school
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