Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A temple or a place dedicated to Athene, or Minerva; specifically, an institution founded at Rome by Hadrian for the promotion of literary and scientific studies, and imitated in the provinces.
  • n. [lowercase: pl. athenœa, athenea (-ä).] In modern times, an institution for the encouragement of literature and art, often possessing a library for the use of those entitled to its privileges.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.