Bodleian

[ bod-lee-uhn, bod-lee- ]

noun
  1. the library of Oxford University, reestablished by Sir Thomas Bodley, 1545–1613, English diplomat and scholar.

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to this library.

Origin of Bodleian

1
After Sir Thomas Bodley;see -an

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Bodleian

/ (bɒdˈliːən, ˈbɒdlɪ-) /


noun
  1. the principal library of Oxford University: a copyright deposit library

Origin of Bodleian

1
C17: named after Sir Thomas Bodley (1545–1613), English scholar who founded it in 1602

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