athenaeum

Definitions of athenaeum
  1. noun
    a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning
    synonyms: atheneum
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    type of:
    club, gild, guild, lodge, order, social club, society
    a formal association of people with similar interests
  2. noun
    a place where reading materials are available
    synonyms: atheneum
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    type of:
    depository library, library
    a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study
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