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noun

a private school organized somewhat along the lines of and following some of the procedures of military life.
a school that trains people for military careers as army officers, usually as part of a college education.

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Also called military school.

Origin of military academy

An Americanism dating back to 1770–80
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British Dictionary definitions for military academy

military academy

noun

a training establishment for young officer cadets entering the army
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