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myuˈzi əmmu·se·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. museumnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. museumnoun

    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. Museumnoun

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

    Etymology: [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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Museum

    mū-zē′um, n. a collection of natural, scientific, or other curiosities, or of works of art.—ns. Museol′ogy, the science of arranging—Museog′raphy, of describing, museums. [L.,—Gr. mouseion; cf. Muse.]

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  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of museum in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of museum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of museum in a Sentence

  1. Yuji Tanaka:

    After the war, Tokyo drastically changed economically and socially due to rapid economic growth through the 1970s, you can see the 400 years of history of Tokyo with perspective views at the museum. ( Just be aware that the Edo-Tokyo Museum is closed until early 2018 for a remodel. Other favorite must-see spots in Tokyo are visiting the shrine atSens?-ji, the insane streets of Shibuya( where you can cross the streets with thousands of other pedestrians, and visiting the beautiful Ueno Park in Tokyo's Tait? city. Sens?-ji is an ancient Buddhist temple — and also Toyko's oldest. ( Clint Henderson) The cherry blossoms at Ueno Park are a sight to see — just make sure you get there at the right time of year. ( Clint Henderson) JAPANESE RESTAURANT CAUGHT ADDING EXCESSIVE WASABI TO FOREIGNERS' ORDERS That might sound like a lot — especially since it's all within city limits — but Krasowski further suggests making Tokyo your temporary home base, and then hopping over to see other parts of the islands.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    In Florida, we acted, moving the flag from the state grounds to a museum where it belonged, i ’m confident [ South Carolina ] will do the right thing.

  3. Bogdan Bartnikowski:

    I have hope that for sure there will continue to be groups of visitors to the museum, us former prisoners will not be lacking.

  4. Avi Mayer:

    While high-profile attacks such as those at the Jewish school in Toulouse in 2012, the Jewish museum in Brussels in 2014, and the kosher supermarket in Paris and the synagogue in Copenhagen last year have certainly been the most vivid instances of violence targeting French and European Jews, the French Jewish community has been living with a deep sense of insecurity for quite some time.

  5. Alan Dranow:

    We’re preparing Walmart Museum [ the door ] for shipping because you ca n’t just ship Walmart Museum on one of our trucks, we’ve got thousands of trucks but this is not something you just put on a truck that’s shipping packaged product. It has to be shipped from an art shipper.

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