the grounds, often including the buildings, of a college, university, or school.
a college or university: The large influx of older students radically changed many campuses throughout the country.
a division of a university that has its own grounds, buildings, and faculty but is administratively joined to the rest of the university.
the world of higher education: Foundation grants have had a marked effect on the character of the American campus.
a large, usually suburban, landscaped business or industrial site.
- in·ter·cam·pus, adjective
- non·cam·pus, adjective
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How to use campus in a sentence
Ignoring people you hooked up with at Shooters when encountering them on campus is a quintessential Duke experience.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating | Ellie Schaack | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
My parents were thrilled with my choice, even though I had never even paid the campus a visit during the application process.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything | Liz Seccuro | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The episode that aired before it, which involved a campus rape victim, was highly controversial.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble | Kevin Fallon | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A hard look at campus rape statistics, the collapse of The New Republic and the day John Lennon died.
I spoke first with Scott Ellman, a student at Wesleyan University and now the Huffington Post editor-at-large for his campus.
And then the cadets marched around and across the campus, waving their firebrands, and singing and cheering lustily.The Mystery at Putnam Hall | Arthur M. Winfield
The shaded green lawns of the campus between Dare and Hoskin Halls were crossed by winding paths.
Ahead were the two big dormitories upon this side of the campus—Dare and Dorrance Halls.
It was opposite the gymnasium, under the wide-spreading oaks that gave shade to that quarter of the campus.
So we strolled over the campus and she showed me the sights, while those funeral beasts champed their bits at so much per hour.A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith Nicholson
British Dictionary definitions for campus
the grounds and buildings of a university
mainly US the outside area of a college, university, etc
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