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gymnasium

gym·na·si·um / jimˈnāzēəm/ • n. (pl. -si·ums or -si·a / -zēə/ ) 1. a room or building equipped for gymnastics, games, and other physical exercise. 2. / gimˈnäzēˌoŏm/ a school in Germany, Scandinavia, or central Europe that prepares pupils for university entrance. DERIVATIVES: gym·na·si·al / -zēəl/ adj. (in sense 2). ORIGIN: late 16th cent.: via Latin from Greek gumnasion, from gumnazein ‘exercise naked,’ from gumnos ‘naked.’

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gymnasium

gymnasium XVI. — L. — Gr. gumnásion, f. gumnázein train, f. gumnós naked.
So gymnast XVI. — F. gymnaste or Gr. gumnastḗs trainer of athletes. gymnastic adj. and sb. XVI (sb. pl. XVII).

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gymnasium

gymnasium (pl. gymnasia). Place for physical exercise and teaching in Ancient Greece, also known as palaestra.

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Delorme (1960);
Dinsmoor (1950)

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