American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The grounds of a school, college, university, or hospital.
- n. A college or university: campuses that are located across the state.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The green upon or about which the buildings of an American college or university generally stand; the college-yard.
- n. The grounds or property of a school, college, university, business, church, or hospital, often understood to include buildings and other structures.
- n. An institution of higher education and its ambiance.
- v. To confine to campus as a punishment.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The principal grounds of a college or school, between the buildings or within the main inclosure.
- n. a college or university.
- n. a division of a university with its own buildings and a separate faculty, especially one separated geographically from other divisiona, but sharing top administration with other units of the university.
- n. higher education considered as a whole.
- n. a business site with pleasant landscaping.
- n. a field on which the buildings of a university are situated
- From Latin campus ("field"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin, field. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As an English professor, I already use facebook to communicate with the majority of my students - it's where they are, and, quite frankly, Blackboard as rolled out on our campus is a disaster.”
“But "the most important thing that happens on our campus is the relationship-building.”
“Fueling emotions on the campus is the discovery that the university forgave $31.4 million in athletics debts in 2007.”
“The word "campus" didn't work because we're no longer focused exclusively on campuses.”
“Now, finding a record store still in business anywhere near a campus is a difficult assignment at best.”
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“Montez had used the word campus, and strangely enough, the academic analogy seemed superficially fitting—wide, bright corridors teeming with young people and bustling with activity, the energy level reminiscent of a university during registration week.”
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