Gymnasium - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʒɪmˈneɪziəm|  American pronunciation of the word gymnasium
Brit.  |dʒɪmˈneɪzɪəm|  British pronunciation of the word gymnasium


- a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12 (syn: lycee, lyceum)
- athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training (syn: gym)


...since it was raining, the kids had recess in the gymnasium...

She jumped the rope for half an hour in a corner of the gymnasium.

Word forms

singular: gymnasium
plural: gymnasiums
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