Campus meaning

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The definition of campus is something that relates to school or college.

An example of campus is a school dance.

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The grounds and buildings of an institution, especially a college or other institution of learning, a hospital, or a corporation.
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The grounds, sometimes including the buildings, of a school or college.
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The grounds, sometimes including the buildings, of a commercial or industrial firm, a hospital, etc.
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Campus is defined as the grounds and buildings of a school, college, hospital or place of business.

An example of a campus is the area around and buildings at Harvard University.

An example of a campus is Googleplex, which is the buildings of Google.

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On or of the campus.
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Of a school or college.

Campus politics.

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To restrict (a student) to campus or dormitory, usually because of an infraction of the rules.
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The grounds and buildings of an institution, especially a college or other institution of learning, a hospital, or a corporation.
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Two or more buildings located in close proximity. For example, a campus backbone implies a high-speed network running between all the buildings. The term used to refer only to an educational environment, but businesses adopted it a while ago to make their workplace sound friendlier.
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The grounds or property of a school, college, university, business, church, or hospital, often understood to include buildings and other structures.

The campus is sixty hectares in size.

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An institution of higher education and its ambiance.

During the late 1960s, many an American campus was in a state of turmoil.

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To confine to campus as a punishment.
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Origin of campus

  • Latin field

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • First used in its current sense in reference to Princeton University in the 1770s.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin campus (“field”).

    From Wiktionary