a private school organized somewhat along the lines of and following some of the procedures of military life.
a school that trains men and women 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
Words nearby military academy
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British Dictionary definitions for military academy
a training establishment for young officer cadets entering the army
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