Ivy League

Ivy League
adjective Date: 1936 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a group of long-established eastern United States colleges and universities widely regarded as high in scholastic and social prestige 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of the students of Ivy League schools

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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