lyceum definition by Webster's New World
- a hall where public lectures or discussions are held
- an organization presenting public lectures, concerts, etc.
Origin: after the Lyceum in Athens
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Lykeion, the Lyceum: so called from the neighboring temple of Apollōn Lykeios
lyceum definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A hall in which public lectures, concerts, and similar programs are presented.
- An organization sponsoring public programs and entertainment.
- A lycée.
Origin: Latin Lycēum, from Greek Lukeion, the school outside Athens where Aristotle taught (335-323 B.C.).