Campus



the grounds, often including the buildings, of a college, university, or school.
a college or university:
The large influx of older students radically changed many campuses throughout the country.
a division of a university that has its own grounds, buildings, and faculty but is administratively joined to the rest of the university.
the world of higher education:
Foundation grants have had a marked effect on the character of the American campus.
a large, usually suburban, landscaped business or industrial site.
Contemporary Examples

Israeli Forces Clash with Al-Quds University Students Orly Halpern September 8, 2013
Breaking the Silence Over Campus Rapes Emily Shire January 22, 2014
The First Amendment Works, But Does it Work Blue? Kevin Bleyer July 18, 2014
Juiciest Bits From Michael Hastings Book on Stanley McChrystal, Afghanistan Laura Colarusso January 4, 2012
Milk Screenwriter Battles a Gay-Bashing College Dustin Lance Black December 19, 2009

Historical Examples

The Works of Horace Horace
Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore Pauline Lester
Journal of Entomology and Zoology, September 1917 Various
Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore Pauline Lester
Molly Brown’s Freshman Days Nell Speed

noun (pl) -puses
the grounds and buildings of a university
(mainly US) the outside area of a college, university, etc
n.

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