Dictionary.com

land-grant college

[ land-grant, -grahnt ]
/ ˈlændˌgrænt, -ˌgrɑnt /
Save This Word!

noun

a U.S. college or university (land-grant university ) entitled to support from the federal government under the provisions of the Morrill Acts.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of land-grant college

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

Words nearby land-grant college

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for land-grant college

FEEDBACK