lyceum

Part of speech: noun

An association for instruction, as by lectures, books, etc.; a classical school.

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Usage examples "lyceum":

  1. Is there a lyceum lecturer in the country who is above manoeuvring for the applause of his audience? - "Birds and Poets", John Burroughs.
  2. Immediately my mind flew to Hyde Park Corner, and then to the Lyceum stage with Irving in " The Bells." - "With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia", John Ward.
  3. A prospectus now before us sets forth in detail a very comprehensive scheme for this Museum or Lyceum, which embraced also a picture gallery, " for subjects connected with Science and Portraits of individuals," and did not omit " Indian antiquities, arms, dresses, utensils, and whatever might illustrate and make permanent all that we can know of the Aborigines of this great Continent, a people who are rapidly passing away and becoming as though they had never been." - "Toronto of Old", Henry Scadding.