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gymnasium

gym·na·si·um

gymnasium

pronunciation:
jIm neI zi m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: gymnasia, gymnasiums
definition 1: a building or large room designed and equipped for physical education and for athletic and gymnastic games and contests.
definition 2: in countries such as Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, a secondary school for students who wish to prepare for university.
definition 3: in ancient Greece, a place where young men met for physical and mental exercise.
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