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Definition of Academe

  ACADEME   noun
An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. See also:

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
n. 1 a the world of learning. b universities collectively. 2 literary a college or university. øgrove (or groves) of Academe a university environment. [Gk Akademos (see ACADEMY): used by Shakesp. (Love's Labour's Lost I. i. 13) and Milton (Paradise Regained iv. 244)]

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