What does CAMPUS mean?

Definitions for CAMPUS
ˈkæm pəsCAMPUS

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. campusnoun

    a field on which the buildings of a university are situated

GCIDE

  1. Campusnoun

    a college or university.

    Etymology: [L., a field.]

  2. Campusnoun

    a division of a university with its own buildings and a separate faculty, especially one separated geographically from other divisiona, but sharing top administration with other units of the university; as, the Newark campus of Rutgers.

    Etymology: [L., a field.]

  3. Campusnoun

    higher education considered as a whole; as, the financial effects of research cutbacks on the campus.

    Etymology: [L., a field.]

  4. Campusnoun

    a business site with pleasant landscaping; as, the Squibb research campus at Princeton.

    Etymology: [L., a field.]

Wiktionary

  1. campusnoun

    The grounds or property of a school, college, university, business, church, or hospital, often understood to include buildings and other structures.

    The campus is sixty hectares in size.

    Etymology: From campus.

  2. campusnoun

    An institution of higher education and its ambiance.

    During the late 1960s, many an American campus was in a state of turmoil.

    Etymology: From campus.

  3. campusverb

    To confine to campus as a punishment.

    Etymology: From campus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Campusnoun

    the principal grounds of a college or school, between the buildings or within the main inclosure; as, the college campus

    Etymology: [L., a field.]

Freebase

  1. Campus

    A campus is traditionally the land on which a college or university and related institutional buildings are situated. Usually a campus includes libraries, lecture halls, residence halls, student centers or dining halls, and park-like settings. The definition currently describes a collection of buildings that belong to a given institution, either academic or non-academic. The word derives from a Latin word for "field" and was first used to describe the grounds of a college at the College of New Jersey during the 18th century. Some other American colleges later adopted the word to describe individual fields at their own institutions, but "campus" did not yet describe the whole university property. A school might have one space called a campus, one called a field, and another called a yard. The meaning expanded to include the whole institutional property during the 20th century, with the old meaning persisting into the 1950s in some places. Sometimes the lands on which company office buildings sit, along with the buildings, are called campuses. The Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington, as well as hospitals use the term to describe the territory of their facilities. The word "campus" has also been applied to European universities, although most such institutions are characterized by ownership of individual buildings in urban settings rather than park-like lawns in which buildings are placed.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CAMPUS in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CAMPUS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of CAMPUS in a Sentence

  1. William Taylor:

    You give me a good campus police officer and you can put him in any police agency, if you think about active shooters, people realize that officers in the field have to be able to meet that level of force.

  2. Alexandria Mauri:

    It was definitely different walking into campus today. I saw people walking with heavy shoulders and their heads down, the bridge was supposed to be a step in the right direction to keep the students safe. I thought it was going to be a good thing, but it just did n’t work out that way.

  3. Cal State:

    As the largest four-year system of higher education in the country, while the spotlight is on us in terms of the decision, we weren't hoping to influence anyone, this is a decision that the chancellor and the campus presidents arrived at that we feel is in the best interests of our students and our employees.

  4. Wright State President David Hopkins:

    This is a very difficult decision, but there has been a growing crescendo of concern about what it would take to guarantee the safety and security of the campus and the community. The expense would be daunting.

  5. Rick Smith:

    I don't want anyone to think he's being punished or penalized. ... If we find other reasons to address the coach, we will. I've also instructed him not to be on the campus of any of our schools until this investigation is over.

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