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Ivy League

NOUN:
An association of eight universities and colleges in the northeast United States, comprising Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale.
ADJECTIVE:
Of or resembling the traditions of the Ivy League.

ETYMOLOGY:
So called because of the ivy-covered older college buildings

OTHER FORMS:
Ivy Leaguer(Noun)


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