[ak-uh-dee-muh s] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for academus

Historical Examples of academus

  • "I mean the philosopher, who teaches in the groves of Academus," continued he.


    Lydia Maria Child

  • They talk of progress, and while they talk they sigh for all that they have lost in Academus.

  • "The grove of Academus is one of the few places now remaining where virtue is really taught and encouraged," rejoined Anaxagoras.


    Lydia Maria Child

  • So the orchard of Academus suggests the ripest wisdom and most elegant learning of accomplished Greece.


    Amos Bronson Alcott

  • He founded his college in the grove of his old friend Academus, a mile out of Athens on the road to Eleusis.