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campus

The land and various buildings that make up a college are its campus. If you live on campus, you'll be close to your classes.

When you hear the word campus, you generally think of a college or university, which include libraries and labs and classrooms and dormitories, all of which make up a campus. Other institutions, including hospitals, high schools, and some companies' office buildings, also have campuses. The word campus is Latin for "a field" or "an expanse surrounded."

Definitions of campus
  1. noun
    a field on which the buildings of a university are situated
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    type of:
    field
    a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
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