Gymnasium vs. Lyceum

Gymnasium vs. Lyceum — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Gymnasium and Lyceum

Gymnasiumnoun

A room or building equipped for indoor sports.

Lyceumnoun

A hall in which public lectures, concerts, and similar programs are presented.

Gymnasiumnoun

(gĭm-näzē-m′) An academic high school in some central European countries, especially Germany, that prepares students for the university.

Lyceumnoun

An organization sponsoring public programs and entertainment.

Gymnasiumnoun

(formal) A large room or building for indoor sports.

Lyceumnoun

A lycée.

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Gymnasiumnoun

A type of secondary school in some European countries which typically prepares students for university.

Lyceumnoun

(historical) A public hall designed for lectures, readings, or concerts.

Gymnasiumnoun

(historical) A public place or building where Ancient Greek youths took exercise, with running and wrestling grounds, baths, and halls for conversation.

Lyceumnoun

A school, especially European, at a stage between elementary school and college, a lycée.

Gymnasiumnoun

a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12

Lyceumnoun

An association for literary improvement.

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Gymnasiumnoun

athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training

Lyceumnoun

a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12

Lyceumnoun

a public hall for lectures and concerts