Saint John's College High School, the State University of New York Maritime College and the Texas Military Institute-the Episcopal School of Texas are each an example of an academy.
A music academy.
The military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.
- The public park near Athens where Plato taught and founded a school for the study of philosophy.
- This school.
- Plato's followers or their philosophy.
- The academic world.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of academy
- Latin Acadēmīa the school where Plato taught from Greek Akadēmeia
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition