What does Campus mean?

Definitions for Campus
ˈkæm pəsCam·pus

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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. Jennine Capó Crucet:

    Nothing close to the events at Georgia Southern University has occurred during any of my previous campus visits.

  2. David Clohessy:

    We hope that Penn State officials will stop patting themselves on the back and start instituting real reforms to make the campus safer for students.

  3. Superintendent Rankins-Ibarra:

    Our city struggles with a high case rate, and our community includes many multi-generational families. This makes for a challenging environment, it is unfortunate that individuals still come to campus while they are awaiting Covid test results or after having close contact with someone who is positive, or while they are feeling ill.

  4. Michael Lovell:

    It's very, very important for us as campuses to have the resources we need to be able to open the campus and stay safe. And so that includes new protocols around social distancing but also testing and tracking students and others within the campus to ensure that people are safe.

  5. Max Stern:

    We can not help but think it not coincidental that the decision by Yale University officials to seek expulsion of the captain of Yale University basketball team followed by little more than a month the report of the Association of American Universities( AAU) which was highly critical of the incidence of sexual assault on the Yale University campus, and the Yale University President's promise, in response, to' redouble our efforts,' from what appears, Jack Montague has been pilloried as a' whipping boy' for a campus problem that has galvanized national attention.

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