[ ek-struh-myoor-uhl ]
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  1. involving representatives of more than one school: extramural athletics.

  2. outside the walls or boundaries, as of a city or town or a university: extramural teaching; an extramural church.: Compare intramural (defs. 1, 2).

Origin of extramural

1850–55; extra- + mural. Compare Late Latin extramūrānus, in same sense

Other words from extramural

  • ex·tra·mu·ral·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for extramural


/ (ˌɛkstrəˈmjʊərəl) /

  1. connected with but outside the normal courses or programme of a university, college, etc: extramural studies

  2. located beyond the boundaries or walls of a city, castle, etc

Derived forms of extramural

  • extramurally, adverb

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