Definitions for MUSEUMmyuˈzi əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. museum(noun)

    a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

Wiktionary

  1. museum(Noun)

    A building or institution dedicated to the acquisition, conservation, study, exhibition, and educational interpretation of objects having scientific, historical, cultural or artistic value.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Museum(noun)

    a repository or a collection of natural, scientific, or literary curiosities, or of works of art

  2. Origin: [L., a temple of the Muses, hence, a place of study, fr. Gr. , fr. a Muse.]

Freebase

  1. Museum

    A museum is an institution that cares for a collection of artifacts and other objects of scientific, artistic, cultural, or historical importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. Most large museums are located in major cities throughout the world and more local ones exist in smaller cities, towns and even the countryside. The continuing acceleration in the digitization of information, combined with the increasing capacity of digital information storage, is causing the traditional model of museums to expand to include virtual exhibits and high-resolution images of their collections for perusal, study, and exploration from any place with Internet. The city with the largest number of museums is Mexico City with over 128 museums. According to The World Museum Community, there are more than 55,000 museums in 202 countries.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MUSEUM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1490

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MUSEUM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4120

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MUSEUM' in Nouns Frequency: #580


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