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Michaelmas term Line breaks: Mich¦ael|mas term
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪklməstɜːm/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of Michaelmas term in English:


(In some universities) the autumn term.
Example sentences
  • I point out to her on the phone that if she were a committed student, she would see the remainder of the Michaelmas term through at her university but her response is just; ‘Switzerland?’
  • Cherwell also revealed an independent audit conducted for the University, and the likelihood that it would recommend rent rises, last October, in the first edition of the Michaelmas term.
  • The incident has worrying implications for future Wadham events such as the celebrated Queer Bop in Michaelmas term and Wadstock, the popular open air festival which normally takes place during Trinity.
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