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academy

Academy is a 7 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter Y for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
n. A garden or grove near Athens (so named from the hero Academus), where Plato and his followers held their philosophical conferences; hence, the school of philosophy of which Plato was head.
n. An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university. Popularly, a school, or seminary of learning, holding a rank between a college and a common school.
n. A place of training; a school.
n. A society of learned men united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science; as, the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and philology.
n. A school or place of training in which some special art is taught; as, the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.

Syllable Information

The word academy is a 7 letter word that has 4 syllable 's . The syllable division for academy is: a-cad-e-my



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