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university [ ju:ni'və:siti] n.大学,综合性大学

university [7ju:ni'və:siti] n(综合)大学

university [ju:ni'və:siti] n.(综合性)大学

大学生创业 university students' innovative undertaking

高考 (university) entrance examination

广播电视大学 radio and television university

函授大学 correspondence university

专升本 upgrade from junior college student to university student; students with the diploma of junior college try to obtain the undergraduate diplomat through self-taught study

Dean(院长):大学附属的专业研究生院或学院(professional school or college of a university
的院长。系主任(Director of a department)也称作dean。

college),一所颁发硕士和博士学位的文理科研究生院(graduate school of arts and science)
和一些专业研究生院(graduate professional school)组成的高等学府。

重点大学 key university

综合性大学 comprehensive university
文科大学 university of liberal arts
文科院校 colleges of art
理工科大学 college/university of science and engineering
师范大学 normal university; teachers' university
师范学院 teachers' college
工业大学 polytechnical university
工业学院 engineering institute
农业大学 agricultural university
农学院 agricultural college
医科大学 medical university
医学院 medical college/school
中医院 institute of traditional Chinese medicine
音乐学院 conservatory of music
美术学院 academy of fine arts
体育学院 physical culture institute

电视广播大学 television and radio broadcasting university

Dean(院长):大学附属的专业研究生院或学院(professional school or college of a university)的院长。系主任(Director of a department)也称作dean。

University(大学):通常由一所或一所以上四年制、颁发学士学位的学院(undergraduate college),一所颁发硕士和博士学位的文理科研究生院(graduate school of arts and science) 和一些专业研究生院(graduate professional school)组成的高等学府。

高校合并 The Merging of Universities

Now, it is generally accepted that no college or university can educate its students by the time they graduation.

It is commonly accepted that no college or university can educate its students by the time they graduate.
人们普遍认为高校是不可能在毕业的时候教会他们的学生所有知识的。 45. Even the best possible graduate needs to continue learning before she or he becomes an educated person.

An investigation shows that many older people express a strong desire to continue studying in university or college.

Although many experts from universities and institutes consistently maintain that it is an inevitable part of an independent life, parents in growing numbers are starting to realize that people, including teachers and experts in education, should pay considerable attention to this problem.

University are full of knowledge; the freshmen bring a little in and the seniors take none away, and knowledge accumulates.

Unabomber (邮寄炸弹的恐怖分子) 是FBI(Federal Bureau of Investigation)造的新词,由university and airline bomber缩略而成,原指某位专向高级行政或科研人员邮寄炸弹的遁世大学教授,后泛指类似行为者。关于Unabomber尚需补充两点:一、今年出版的某品牌考研辅导书竟将Unabomber译作“反原子弹组织”,想必是把un理解为否定前缀,在对译者丰富想象力表示由衷倾佩的同时,考研资料之良莠不齐亦可见一斑。二、那位被称作Unabomber的早年毕业于哈佛的教授于1995年出版了著名的Unabomber's Manifesto 网上到处有原文下载),书中作者将environmentalists视为同盟,并表达了scorns science and longs for return to a pretechnological utopia的观点,于是可理解真题文章中为什么人们会将“环境主义者”与“反科学”联系起来。

Furthermore, a Knowledge-base of Generalized Functional Words is proposed, which will be working closely with other language knowledge bases of Peking University. In addition, the authors put forward some ideas of constructing such a database.

He joined the Labour Party when he left the university.

Girls constitute 20 percent of the student population in the university.

Today we are here to celebrate the 105th anniversary of the founding of our university.

Her university study is paid for by a scholarship from a private foundation.

The university is unwilling to impose upon students the heavy responsibility of choosing their own courses.

The student's score of 610 on the TOEFL ensured that he would have no trouble being accepted by a university because of his English.

Each year more than 10 students are expelled from the university.
每年有10 多个学生被这所大学开除。

Each year more than 10 students are expelled from the university.

He is the first professionally trained library director in the university.

He felt intense happiness when he knew that he would attend the famous university.

He graduated in English language and literature from London University.

He graduated in English language and literature from London University.

It was still not clear what his intentions were when he left the university.

About 60 per cent of the students are male in this university.

This set of textbooks is intended for university students.

Some of the students had experienced what hard times meant before they entered the university.

No alcohol is allowed on the university grounds.

Students with outstanding university records may win scholarships.

Universities are centers of intellectual activities.

The firm is the sponsor of ten engineering students at the university.

The university awarded grants to poor students.

His university has a good academic reputation.

This institution is attached to the University of Texas.

I graduated from Yale University 5 years ago.

In Britain, there are open universities.

With a team of colleagues at Tokyo National University, he set about measuring brain volumes of a thousand people of different ages and varying occupations.

One need only ask first-year university students what music they listen to , how much of it and what it means to them, in order to discover that the phenomenon is universal in America, that it begins in adolescence or a bit before and continues through the college years.

I go to the university twice daily.

I was denied the chance of going to university.

She joined the university art society.

My uncle is a professor in this university.

I'm a college student. *在美国,college指包括university在内的大学。
I'm a junior college student. (我是大专生。)
I go to a vocational school. (我上职业专科学校。)
I go to a cram school. (我上的是补习学校。)

I went to Meiji University.

Where did you go to college? *college 指的一般大学。
Where did you go to college? (你上的哪所大学?)
I went to Harvard University. (我上的是哈佛大学。)

I go to...university. *elementary school “小学”,junior high school “中学”,high school “高中”。

She was kicked out of〖开除;退学〗the university.

A I’ve also got a cousin in Manchester, England.
A 我在英国的曼彻斯特还有一个表弟。
B Ah, Manchester – home of Manchester United! What does he do?
B 啊,曼彻斯特-曼联队的故乡!他是做什么的?
A He’s studying at the university there. He really likes there.
A 他在那里上大学。他非常喜欢那里。
B I’ve heard that Manchester has a really good Chinatown, like the one in San Francisco.
B 我听说曼彻斯特有一条非常好的唐人街,就像旧金山的那样。
A I think you can find Chinese people all over the world.
A 我想你在世界各地都能看到中国人。
B Well, you should visit your relatives in Canada and England,.
B 哦,你应该去看望加拿大和英国的亲戚。

A How about your family? Do you have brothers or sisters?
A 你的家人怎么样?你有兄弟姐妹吗?
B Yes, I’ve got one sister. She’s a few years younger than me. She’s a student, still studying at university.

A I graduated from university about 5 years ago.
A 大约5年前我从大学毕业。
B What did you do after university?
B 你大学毕业后做了什么?
A After university? Well, first I came to Beijing. I thought there would be more job opportunities here.
A 大学毕业后?哦,我首先来了北京。我想这里会有更多的工作机会。
B And then what did you do? Did you find a good job?
B 那以后你做了什么?你找到好工作了吗?
A Yes, I managed to get the job I am doing now. I’ve been working here ever since.
A 是的,我找到了一份工作,也就是现在的工作。从那时候开始我一直在这里工作。
B It sounds as if you made the right decision to come to Beijing after university.
B 听起来好像你毕业后来北京的决定是对的。

A Did you enjoy your time at university?
A 你在大学里过得快乐吗?
B Yes, it was a good time. I never had enough money but student life was enjoyable.
B 是的,那是一段美好的时光。我从来没有足够的钱,但是学生生活非常快乐。
A Student life is always financially hard! What did you study?
A 学生时代总是在经济上困难!你学的是什么?
B I studied maths at university. What about you? Did you go to university?
B 我在大学里学的是数学。你呢?你上大学了吗?
A Yes, I did. I studied history.
A 是的,我上了。我学的是历史。
B Well, it was a good time at university but I’m glad I’ve got more money now!
B 哦,大学时代很快乐,但是我还是很高兴我现在有了更多的钱!

A Hi! What are you doing this weekend? Any good plans?
A 嗨!你这个周末怎么过?有什么好的计划吗?
B I’m going out with some friends. We’re hoping to catch some good music.
B 我要和朋友一起出去。我们希望能听到一些好的音乐。
A That sounds good. Where are you going?
A 听起来不错。你们要去哪里?
B We’re not sure yet. Do you know any good clubs with live music?
B 我们还不确定。你知道那家夜总会有现场音乐演奏吗?
A You might find some around Sanlitun, or Houhai.
A 在三里屯或者后海一带你可能会找到这样的夜总会。
B We heard that Haidian was good for clubs, around the university area.
B 我们听说海淀是夜总会的好去处,在大学城周围。

A haidian could be a good area for clubs and bars. You should find somewhere with live music.
A 海淀区是夜总会和酒吧的好去处。在那里你应该能找到有现成音乐演奏的地方。
B Good. I think we will try that at the weekend.
B 好。我想我们这个周末会去看看。
A Yes. It’s a good area for nightlife.
A 是的。那里是夜生活的好去处。
B There’s lots of students at the university there and it’s a good atmosphere.
B 那里有很多大学生,氛围很好。
A You should ask Gao Yu. She knows about the music scene. I’m sure she could tell you the best places to go.
A 你应该问问高雨。她了解音乐圈。我肯定她能告诉你最好去哪里。
B That’s a great idea. I’ll definitely check with her.
B 这是一个好主意。我一定去问问她。

A There’re lots of good things you can do with a bike.
A 有了自行车,你可以做很多有益的事情。
B Like what?
B 比如什么?
A Well, you can go through the Hutongs and forget about cars and traffic.
A 哦,你可以在胡同里穿梭,忘记汽车和其他车辆。
B That’s true. And around places like Houhai.
B 这是真的。还可以在像后海那样的地方转转。
A And you can cycle all through the university area on pretty quiet roads.
A 你可以骑自行车在相当安静的道路上穿越大学区。
B That’s what I’ll do. I’ll get a bike. I’ll cycle along the quiet roads.
B 这是我要做的。我将买辆自行车。我会在安静的道路上骑车。

A Hi! Good to meet you. I believe we work in the same business area.
A 你好!很高兴见到你。我想我们是同行。
B Yes, so I understand. How did you get into the IT business?
B 是的,我也这样理解。你是怎么进入IT行业的?
A I got interested in computers at university I guess.
A 我想我上大学的时候就对电脑感兴趣。
B It was the same for me. It seemed an interesting field to be in.
B 我也是。电脑业似乎是个有趣的领域。
A Yes, every organization needs IT.
A 是的,每个机构都需要IT.。
B I agree. It’s a very good area for work. Lots of opportunities.
B 我同意。这是一个很好的领域。有很多的机会。

A Hi Feng. Pleased to meet you. Are you from Beijing?
A 你好,冯! 很高兴见到你。你是北京人吗?
B No, I’m not. I live here and work here but I’m not from Beijing.
B 不,我不是 。我住在这里,并且在这里工作,但是我不是北京人。
A So, where are you from originally.
A 那么,你原来是哪里人?
B From Harbin. Do you know Harbin? I was born there but I came to Beijing to go to university.
B 我是哈尔滨人。你知道哈尔滨吗? 我出生在那里,但是我到北京上的大学。
A No, I haven’t been to Harbin. I hear it’s very cold!
A 不,我没有去过哈尔滨。我听说那里非常冷。
B Yes, it can be cold. I hope you visit it one day. It’s a good city too.
B 是的,那里会很冷。我希望有一天你去那里看看。那也是个好城市。

A I graduated from university about 4 years ago.
A 大约4年前我从大学毕业了。
B And then what did you do? What did you do after university?
B 然后你做什么了?你大学毕业后做了什么?
A After university? Well, I looked for a job in Beijing.
A 大学毕业后?哦,我在北京找了份工作。
B Did you find a good job?
B 你找到一份很好的工作吗?
A Yes, I did. And I really enjoy my work and living in Beijing.
A 是的,是这样。我非常喜欢我的工作,也非常喜欢住在北京。
B Work can be hard – it’s good if you enjoy it.
B 工作有时很辛苦——你喜欢自己的工作这很好。

A Did you enjoy university?
A 你喜欢上大学的时候吗?
B Yes, it was a good time. I had to work hard but student life was enjoyable.
B 是的,那是一段美好的时光。我得努力学习,不过学生生活很愉快。
A What did you study?
A 你学什么?
B I studied maths at university. What about you? Did you go to university?
B 我在大学里学数学。你呢?你也上大学了吗?
A Yes, I did. I studied history.
A 是的,我也上了。我学历史。
B Well, it was a good time at university but I’m glad I’ve got a job now and I can earn money!
B 哦,大学时光非常美好,但是我也很高兴我现在有了一份工作,我能挣钱了!

A Haidan could be a good area for clubs and bars. You should find somewhere with live music.
A 海淀有很好的俱乐部和酒吧。你在那里应该能找到有现场音乐的地方。
B You’re right. I think we will try that at the weekend.
B 你说得对。我想我们周末应该去看看。
A Yes. The nightlife is good there.
A 好的。那里的夜生活很不错。.
B There’s lots of students at the university there and it’s a good atmosphere.
B 那里的大学有很多学生,那里的氛围很好。
A I’m sure you’ll find some good places to go.
A 我肯定你能找到一些好地方。
B I’ll check it out and I’ll tell you all about it next week.
B 我将去转转,然后我下周告诉你结果。

I lived in Shanghai.
I was born in 1988.
I went to university in Beijing.
I worked in Tianjin.

A Pleased to meet you. Are you from Beijing?
A 很高兴见到你。你是从北京人吗?
B No, I’m not. I live here and work here but I’m not from Beijing.
B 不,不是的。我住在这里,并且在这里工作,但是我不是北京人。
A Where are you from originally.
A 你的原籍是哪里呢?
B I’m from Nanjing. Do you know Nanjing? I was born there but I came to Beijing to go to university.
B 我是从南京来的。你知道南京吗?我是在那里出生的,但是我来北京上的大学。

You can learn from everyone.
Derek Boke, American president of Harvard University

The university imparts information, but it imparts it imaginatively.
Alfred North Whitehead, British philosopher and mathematician 
英国哲学家、数学家怀特海A N 

You can lead a man up to the university, but you can't make him think.
Finley Peter Dunne, America humorous wrter 
美国幽默作家邓恩F P 

"My boss is a stuffed shirt: all he talks about is how important his ancestors are, how he was number one in his class at his university, and the wonderful things he thinks he's done for our company."

- Leave a bad taste in someone's mouth 给人留下坏印象
Once I went to a famous university. But the untidy campus left a bad taste in my mouth.

A: How long have you lived in Beijing, Lin?
A: 你在北京已经住了多久,林?
B: In Beijing? About ten years.
B: 在北京?大约10年了。
A: But aren’t you from Shanghai?
A: 但是你不是上海人吗?
B: Yes, I was born there. But I came to Beijing for university.
B: 是的,我出生在那里。但是我在北京上的大学。
A: And you’ve lived here since then?
A: 从那以后你就一直住在这里了?
B: Yes, I love Beijing. It’s my home now.
B: 是的,我热爱北京。它现在是我的家了。

A: Yan, I’d like to buy some presents for my kids.
A: 燕,我想给我的孩子们买些礼物。
B: How many kids do you have, Sue?
B: 你有几个孩子,苏?
A: Two. A son and a daughter. My daughter is at university, and my son works in an office in London.
A: 两个。一个儿子和一个女儿。我女儿在上大学,我儿子在伦敦工作。
B: Do you know what kind of presents they would like?
B: 你知道他们喜欢什么样的礼物吗?
A: No, I’m not sure. Let’s go to the shops and try and find something good.
A: 不,我不太确定。咱们去商店看看能不能找到好东西。
B: Ok, I’m sure you’ll be lucky.
B: 好的,我相信你会很幸运的。

You can talk about your son / son or daughter / daughter and describe what they do, e.g.: My daughter is at university / my daughter is at university; My son is at school / My son is at school.
你可以谈论你的son /儿子或者daughter /女儿以及他们做什么,例如:My daughter is at university /我的女儿在上大学; My son is at school / 我的儿子在(中小学)读书。

A: What age is your son?
A: 你儿子多大?
B: He’s 22.
B: 他22岁。
A: And your daughter? How old is she?
A: 你女儿呢?她多大?
B: She’s 19. She’s in her first year at university.
B: 她19岁。她上大学一年级。
A: What is she studying?
A: 她在学什么?
B: She’s studying History.
B: 她在学历史。

A: Your English is very good, Ping. Where did you learn it?
A: 你的英语非常好,平。你在哪里学的英语?
B: I learned it at school and at university. And by talking to lots of people.
I also read lots of newspapers, magazines and books.
B: 我在中小学和大学里学的。在跟别人的交谈中我也学到了很多,我还看报纸、杂志和书。
A: Well, it’s excellent. It’s much better than my Chinese!
A: 啊,太棒了。你的英语比我的中文好多了。

北京大学 [běi jīng dà xué] /Beijing university/

波士顿大学 [bō shì dùn dà xué] /Boston University/

大学 [dà xué] /university/

大学生 [dà xué sheng ] /university student/

大中学生 [dà zhōng xué sheng ] /university and high school students/

副教授 [fù jiào shòu] /associate professor (university post)/

高等学校 [gāo děng xué xiào] /colleges and universities/

哥伦比亚 [gē lún bǐ yà] /Colombia/Columbia (District of, or University, etc)/

哥伦比亚大学 [gē lún bǐ yà dà xué] /Columbia University/

关岛大学 [guān dǎo dà xué] /University of Guam/

哈佛 [hā fó] /Harvard (University)/

哈佛大学 [hā fó dà xué] /Harvard University/

华威大学 [huá wēi dà xué] /University of Warwick (UK)/

霍普金斯大学 [huò pǔ jīn sī dà xué] /Johns Hopkins University/

教程 [jiāo chéng] /lecture course/teaching module at university/tutorial/textbook/

教授 [jiào shòu] /university professor/

金陵大学 [jīn líng dà xué] /University of Nanking/

康奈尔 [kāng nài ěr] /Cornell (U.S. University)/

康奈尔大学 [kāng nài ěr dà xué] /Cornell University/

鲁汶 [lǔ wèn] /Leuven, a town in Belgium famous for its university/

取得大学学位 [qǔ dé dà xué xué wèi] /to obtain a university education/

师范大学 [shī fàn dà xué] /Normal University/teacher-training college/

斯坦福 [sī tǎn fú] /Stanford (university)/

斯坦福大学 [sī tǎn fú dà xué] /Stanford University/

四年制的大学 [sì nián zhì de dà xué] /four-year university/

屯特大学 [tún tè dà xué] /University of Twente/

校长 [xiào zhǎng] /(college, university) president/schoolmaster/

杨百翰大学 [yáng bǎi hàn dà xué] /Brigham Young University/

院长 [yuàn zhǎng] /president (of a university, etc.)/department head/dean/

芝加哥大学 [zhī jiā gē dà xué] /University of Chicago/

George Annas, chair of the health law department at Boston University, maintains that, as long as a doctor prescribes a drug for a legitimate medical purpose, the doctor has done nothing illegal even if the patient uses the drug to hasten death.
"It's like surgery," he says. "We don't call those deaths homicides because the doctors didn't intend to kill their patients, although they risked their death. If you're a physician, you can risk your patient's suicide as long as you don't intend their suicide."

Until recently, the scientific community was so powerful that it could afford to ignore its critics — but no longer.
As funding for science has declined, scientists have attacked "anti-science" in several books, notably Higher Superstition, by Paul R. Gross, a biologist at the University of Virginia, and Norman Levitt, a mathematician at Rutgers University; and The Demon-Haunted World, by Carl Sagan of Cornell University.

The environmentalists, inevitably, respond to such critics.
The true enemies of science, argues Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University, a pioneer of environmental studies, are those who question the evidence supporting global warming, the depletion of the ozone layer and other consequences of industrial growth.

Indeed, some observers fear that the anti-science epithet is in danger of becoming meaningless.
"The term 'anti-science' can lump together too many, quite different things," notes Harvard University philosopher Gerald Holton in his 1993 work Science and Anti-Science, "They have in common only one thing that they tend to annoy or threaten those who regard themselves as more enlightened."

{adj: German} of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language
"German philosophers"
"German universities"
"German literature"

{adj: Oxonian} of or pertaining to or characteristic of Oxford University
"Oxonian education"

{adj: advanced} at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill
"an advanced degree"
"an advanced text in physics"
"special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University"

{adj: affiliated, attached, connected} being joined in close association
"affiliated clubs"
"all art schools whether independent or attached to universities"

{adj: amalgamate, amalgamated, coalesced, consolidated, fused} joined together into a whole
"United Industries"
"the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"
"a consolidated school"

{adj: intercollegiate} used of competition between colleges or universities
"intercollegiate basketball"

{adj: prestigious} exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige
"a prestigious professor at a prestigious university"

{adj: propellant, propellent, propelling, propulsive} tending to or capable of propelling
"propellant fuel for submarines"
"the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency"
"universities...the seats of propulsive thought"

{adj: recalcitrant} marked by stubborn resistance to authority
"the University suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators"

{adj: red-brick, redbrick} of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century

{adj: self-contained} constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself
"the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities"

{adj: state-supported} supported and operated by the government of a state
"a state university"

{adj: transalpine, ultramontane} on or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps)
"ancient transalpine Gaul was an area northwest of the Alps and included modern France and Belgium"
"Cracow was a transalpine university"

{adj: unputdownable} (of a book etc) so well written and entertaining as to be difficult to put down
"Unless the story is at once as unputdownable to a taxi driver as to a university professor it is not good enough"- Brian Burland

{adv: insecurely} in a manner involving risk
"our positions here at the university are rather insecurely supported by grant money"
<-> securely

{adv: mundanely} in a mundane manner
"the young man spoke so mundanely of university life"

{n: Ann Arbor} a city in southern Michigan near Detroit; site of the University of Michigan

{n: Army High Performance Computing Research Center, AHPCRC} a United States defense laboratory to conduct research in high-performance computing for defense technology applications; a partnership of government and university and industry

{n: Athens} a university town in northeast Georgia

{n: Austin, capital of Texas} state capital of Texas on the Colorado River; site of the University of Texas

{n: Bangor} a university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait

{n: Berkeley} a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley

{n: Blacksburg} a university town in southwestern Virginia (west of Roanoke) in the Allegheny Mountains

{n: Bloomington} a university town in south central Indiana

{n: Boulder} a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town

{n: Brighton} a city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort; site of the University of Sussex

{n: Brown University, Brown} a university in Rhode Island

{n: Brunswick} a university town in southwestern Maine

{n: Burlington} the largest city in Vermont; located in northwestern Vermont on Lake Champlain; site of the University of Vermont

{n: Cambridge University, Cambridge} a university in England

{n: Cambridge} a city in Massachusetts just north of Boston; site of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

{n: Cambridge} a city in eastern England on the River Cam; site of Cambridge University

{n: Carnegie Mellon University} an engineering university in Pittsburgh

{n: Champaign} a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Urbana

{n: Chapel Hill} a town in central North Carolina; site of the University of North Carolina

{n: Columbia University, Columbia} a university in New York City

{n: Columbia} a university town in central Missouri

{n: Columbus, capital of Ohio} the state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University

{n: Cooper Union, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art} university founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper to offer free courses in the arts and sciences

{n: Cordoba, Cordova} a city in central Argentina; site of a university founded in 1613

{n: Cornell University} a university in Ithaca, New York

{n: Cornell, Ezra Cornell} United States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874)

{n: Duke University} a university in Durham, North Carolina

{n: Durham} a city of north central North Carolina; site of Duke University

{n: Eugene} a city in eastern Oregon on the Willamette River; site of a university

{n: Fayetteville} a university town in northwestern Arkansas in the Ozarks

{n: Gainesville} a university town in north central Florida

{n: Harvard University, Harvard} a university in Massachusetts

{n: Hopkins, Johns Hopkins} United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873)

{n: Hutchins, Robert Maynard Hutchins} United States educator who was president of the University of Chicago (1899-1977)

{n: Ibadan} a large Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria; site of a university

{n: Ivy League} a league of universities and colleges in the northeastern United States that have a reputation for scholastic achievement and social prestige

{n: Johns Hopkins} a university in Baltimore

{n: Lafayette} a university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River

{n: Laramie} a university town in southeast Wyoming

{n: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, LTTE, Tamil Tigers, Tigers, World Tamil Association, World Tamil Movement} a terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tactics that target key government and military personnel
"the Tamil Tigers perfected suicide bombing as a weapon of war"

{n: Lincoln, capital of Nebraska} capital of the state of Nebraska; located in southeastern Nebraska; site of the University of Nebraska

{n: Lowell, Abbott Lawrence Lowell} United States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)

{n: Madison, capital of Wisconsin} capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin

{n: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT} an engineering university in Cambridge

{n: Missoula} a university town in western Montana

{n: Morgantown} a city in northern West Virginia on the Monongahela river near the Pennsylvania border; site of the University of West Virginia

{n: New Brunswick} a university town in central New Jersey

{n: New Haven} a city in southwestern Connecticut; site of Yale University

{n: Ohio State University} a university in Columbus, Ohio

{n: Open University} a British university that is open to people without formal academic qualifications and where teaching is by correspondence or broadcasting or summer school

{n: Orono} a university town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River north of Bangor

{n: Oxbridge} general term for an ancient and prestigious and privileged university (especially Oxford University or Cambridge University)

{n: Oxford English} the dialect of English spoken at Oxford University and regarded by many as affected and pretentious

{n: Oxford University, Oxford} a university in England

{n: Oxford} a city in southern England northwest of London; site of Oxford University

{n: Oxford} a university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner

{n: Palo Alto} a university town in California

{n: Paris University, University of Paris, Sorbonne} a university in Paris; intellectual center of France

{n: Philadelphia, City of Brotherly Love} the largest city in Pennsylvania; located in the southeastern part of the state on the Delaware river; site of Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed; site of the University of Pennsylvania

{n: Pittsburgh} a city in southwestern Pennsylvania where the confluence of the Allegheny River and Monongahela River forms the Ohio River; long an important urban industrial area; site of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh

{n: Pocatello} a university town in southeastern Idaho

{n: Princeton University, Princeton} a university in New Jersey

{n: Princeton} a university town in central New Jersey

{n: Providence, capital of Rhode Island} the capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University

{n: Rhodes scholar} a student who holds one of the scholarships endowed by the will of Cecil J. Rhodes that enables the student to study at Oxford University

{n: Rhodes, Cecil Rhodes, Cecil J. Rhodes, Cecil John Rhodes} British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford University (1853-1902)

{n: Schoolman, medieval Schoolman} a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism

{n: Seattle} a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington

{n: Stanford University, Stanford} a university in California

{n: Stanford, Leland Stanford} United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)

{n: Tuscaloosa} a university town in west central Alabama

{n: University of California at Berkeley} a university in Berkeley, California

{n: University of Chicago} a university in Chicago, Illinois

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