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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

The 50 Most Stressful Colleges The Daily Beast April 3, 2010
The College Admissions Crash Kathleen Kingsbury August 22, 2010
The University Of New Orleans’ Cigarette Ban Is Total BS Chloé Valdary October 20, 2014
50 Druggiest Colleges The Daily Beast December 12, 2010
The Forgotten Genocidal War in Darfur Revealed in New Satellite Photos Akshaya Kumar , Jacinth Planer March 24, 2014
40% of Colleges Haven’t Investigated a Single Sexual Assault Tim Mak July 8, 2014
40% of Colleges Haven’t Investigated a Single Sexual Assault Tim Mak July 8, 2014

Historical Examples

The Dueling Machine Benjamin William Bova
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin
Marjorie Dean College Freshman Pauline Lester

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


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