1. [syn: secondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle school]
2. a public hall for lectures and concerts;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lyceum \Ly*ce"um\, n.; pl. E. Lyceums, L. Lycea. [L. lyceum,
Gr. ?, so named after the neighboring temple of ? ? Apollo
the wolf slayer, prob. fr. ? belonging to a wolf, fr ? wolf.
1. A place of exercise with covered walks, in the suburbs of
Athens, where Aristotle taught philosophy.
2. A house or apartment appropriated to instruction by
lectures or disquisitions.
3. A higher school, in Europe, which prepares youths for the
4. An association for debate and literary improvement.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a school for students intermediate between elementary
school and college; usually grades 9 to 12 [syn: secondary
school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle school]
2: a public hall for lectures and concerts
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
36 Moby Thesaurus words for "lyceum":
Gymnasium, Latin school, Realgymnasium, Realschule, academy,
amphitheater, arena, assembly hall, auditorium, chapel,
concert hall, convention hall, dance hall, exhibition hall,
gallery, grammar school, hall, high, high school,
intermediate school, junior high, junior high school, lecture hall,
meetinghouse, middle school, music hall, opera house, prep school,
preparatory school, public school, secondary school, seminary,
senior high, senior high school, stadium, theater