Lycea
Lyceum Ly*ce"um, n.; pl. E. {Lyceums}, L. {Lycea}. [L. lyceum, Gr. ?, so named after the neighboring temple of ? ? Apollo the wolf slayer, prob. fr. ? belonging to a wolf, fr ? wolf. See {Wolf}.] 1. A place of exercise with covered walks, in the suburbs of Athens, where Aristotle taught philosophy. [1913 Webster]

2. A house or apartment appropriated to instruction by lectures or disquisitions. [1913 Webster]

3. A higher school, in Europe, which prepares youths for the university. [1913 Webster]

4. An association for debate and literary improvement. [1913 Webster]


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