- The definition of academia is the world within an educational community.
An example of academia is a college, its students, and its teachers.
academia definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
the academic world; academe
Origin: L: see academy
academia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The academic community; academe.
Origin: New Latin acadēmīa, from Latin, the Academy; see academy.