[ land-grant, -grahnt ]
/ ˈlændˌgrænt, -ˌgrɑnt /
a U.S. college or university (land-grant university) entitled to support from the federal government under the provisions of the Morrill Acts.
Origin of land-grant college
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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