Origin of Ivy League
OTHER WORDS FROM Ivy LeagueIvy Leaguer, noun
British Dictionary definitions for ivy league
- the Ivy League a group of eight universities (Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth College, Harvard, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale) that have similar academic and social prestige in the US to Oxford and Cambridge in Britain
- (as modifier)an Ivy-League education
Cultural definitions for ivy league
A group of eight old, distinguished colleges and universities in the East, known for their ivy-covered brick buildings. The members of the Ivy League are Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Princeton, and Yale Universities; Dartmouth College; and the University of Pennsylvania.