philosophy. the philosophy of the school founded by plato.
an arcadian whose estate became a meeting place for athenian philosophers. historical examples they talk of progress, and while they talk they sigh for all that they have lost in academus. wisdom, wit, and pathos of ouida ouida “i mean the philosopher, who teaches in the groves of academus,” continued he. philothea lydia maria child […]
- Academy award
an annual award given to a performer, director, technician, etc., of the motion-picture industry for superior achievement in a specific category: judged by the voting members of the academy of motion picture arts and sciences and symbolized by the presentation of an oscar. contemporary examples which of the 10 will claim the academy award on […]
- Academy, french
academy, french a group of leaders in the literature and thought of france. the french academy is supported by the government of france and sets standards for use of the french language.
- Academy, plato's
academy, plato’s a school of philosophy established by plato in ancient athens, named after a legendary greek hero, hecademus. the academy continued in operation for several hundred years. note: the academy, academe, and academic life are general terms for learning in schools, colleges, and universities.
- Acadia national park
a national park in maine, on mount desert island. 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km). contemporary examples on tuesday, we took the kids to acadia national park—about 55 miles from where we were staying. testing automatic link, the fitbit for your car jamie todd rubin july 7, 2014