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Origin of Ivy League
OTHER WORDS FROM Ivy LeagueIvy Leaguer, noun
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How to use Ivy League in a sentence
But as an American creating a new brand here, and living the daily life of the souk, he seems to be in a league of his own.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the Anti-Defamation League issued a statement deploring the state GOP for its failure to censure Duke.
This initiative had the support of all 22 members of the Arab League, which in and of itself is remarkable.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I spoke to the League of Women Voters, a pretty liberal group... I still went and spoke to them.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference|Tim Mak|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His most recommended plant was tree ivy—its juices sprayed up the nostrils.
We were still one league and a half from the island when the twilight ended and night came on.
The villa and its terrace were built of white stone, but a large portion of the walls was covered with ivy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Now under the ivy-laden branches of a tall old tree an owl startles them with its shriek.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The solemn league and covenant burned by the common hangman at London, and afterwards throughout the country.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Another such case is found in the account of the league between Joshua and the princes of the congregation, and the Gibeonites.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
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.