gymnasium

(from the article `gymnasium`) ...and games at public festivals and who directed the schools and supervised the competitors. The gymnastai were the teachers, coaches, and trainers ... As a result of the renewed emphasis on Greek studies, early in the 15th century a definite sequence of institutions emerged, with the gymnasium as ... ...
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gymnasium

[n] - athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
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Gymnasium

• (n.) A school for the higher branches of literature and science; a preparatory school for the university; -- used esp. of German schools of this kind. • (n.) A place or building where athletic exercises are performed; a school for gymnastics.
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gymnasium

gym noun athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
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Gymnasium

[ancient Greece] The gymnasium in Ancient Greece functioned as a training facility for competitors in public games. It was also a place for socializing and engaging in intellectual pursuits. The name comes from the Ancient Greek term gymnós meaning `naked`. Athletes competed nude, a practice said to encourage aesthetic appreciation of the ...
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Gymnasium

[Denmark] The Danish Gymnasium offers a 3-year general academically-oriented upper secondary programme which builds on the 9th-10th form of the Folkeskole and leads to the upper secondary school exit examination (the studentereksamen). This qualifies a student for admission to higher education Preparatory, subject to the special entrance re...
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Gymnasium

[Germany] The gymnasium (ɡʏmˈnaːzi̯ʊm; German plural: Gymnasien), in the German education system, is a type of secondary school with a strong emphasis on academic learning, comparable with the British grammar school system or with prep schools in the United States. The student attending a gymnasium is called `Gymnasiast` (German plura...
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Gymnasium

[greek] Created by: Aldo Mosca - 2006 ...
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Gymnasium

[school] A gymnasium is a type of school with a strong emphasis on academic learning, and providing advanced secondary education in some parts of Europe and the CIS, comparable to British grammar schools, sixth form colleges and U.S. preparatory high schools. In its current meaning, it usually refers to secondary schools focused on preparin...
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Gymnasium

Gym·na'si·um (-zĭ*ŭm or - zhĭ*ŭm; 277) noun ; plural English Gymnasiums (-ŭmz), Latin Gymnasia (-ȧ). [ Latin , from Greek gymna`sion , from gymna`zein to exercise (naked), from gymno`s naked.] 1. ...
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gymnasium

gymnasium 1. A large room equipped for physical exercise or training of various kinds; for example, in a school or a private sports club. 2. In Europe, primarily in Germany and other German-speaking countries, a secondary school where the emphasis is on academic subjects rather than on technical training. The ancient Greeks placed a high value on ...
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Gymnasium

Gymnasium is the name given by the Greeks to the public building where the young men, quite naked (hence the name, from gymnos, naked), exercised themselves in leaping, running, throwing the discus and spear, wrestling, and pugilism. Its objects, however, were also extended to the exercise of the mind; for here philosophers, rhetoricians, and teach...
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Gymnasium

Gymnasium was a term applied in Germany to a class of schools corresponding pretty nearly to the grammar-schools and secondary schools of Britain. Formerly in the gymnasia Latin and Greek were the chief subjects taught but by the start of the 20th century a more practical bent was given to the course of instruction in these institutions, though the...
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gymnasium

In ancient Greece, originally a public sports ground. The gymnasium later formed a complex of buildings, with separate places for the various exercises, a stadium, baths, and a covered portico for...
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Gymnasium

in Germany, state-maintained secondary school that prepares pupils for higher academic education. This type of nine-year school originated in ... [5 related articles]
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gymnasium

large room used and equipped for the performance of various sports. The history of the gymnasium dates back to ancient Greece, where the literal ... [3 related articles]
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Gymnasium

The building which houses the sports facilities on a campus.
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