Word of the Day!

Here’s your Word of the Day! 🙂

lyceum
[ lahy-SEE-uhm ]
Definition: an institution for popular education providing discussions, lectures, concerts, etc.
– noun
an institution for popular education providing discussions, lectures, concerts, etc.
a building for such activities.
(initial capital letter) the gymnasium where Aristotle taught, in ancient Athens.
a lycée.

Examples:
No wonder I was desirous of knowing, long before the opportunity was afforded me, how far these valuable purposes were accomplished by the frequenters of Mrs. Carter’s lyceum.
– Charles Brockden Brown, Alcuin , 1798

I don’t recall the surname. We’d just been to the Lyceum to see Sarah Bernhardt onstage.
– Johanna Moran, The Wives of Henry Oades , 2010

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