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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A building, inclosure, etc., devoted to the exercise or recreation of ephebes.

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Examples

  • To secure still further the favour of the king, Jason held himself out to be an enlightened friend of the Greeks, and begged for leave to found in Jerusalem a gymnasium and an ephebeum, and to be allowed to sell to the inhabitants there the rights of citizenship in Antioch, -- a request which was readily granted.

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