[ek-struh-myoo r-uh l]
- involving representatives of more than one school: extramural athletics.
- 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
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Examples from the Web for extramural
She at the same time applied to the University of Edinburgh for recognition as an extramural lecturer on gynæcology.Elsie Inglis
Eva Shaw McLaren
There is something very peculiar in the first appearance of a walled city that has no suburbs or extramural adjuncts.The Bertrams
Havana has two quarters, the intramural and the extramural; the former lies along the bay.
Acton had been in the great city for two days, lodged in an extramural inn established by a Greek.Snnica
Vicente Blasco Ibez
It is in these extramural regions that the interest mostly lies for epidemical diseases.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)
- connected with but outside the normal courses or programme of a university, college, etcextramural studies
- located beyond the boundaries or walls of a city, castle, etc
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