Definition of grove in English:

grove

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Pronunciation: /grəʊv
 
/

noun

Phrases

the groves of Academe

The academic world: younger men lured from the groves of Academe
[translating Horace's silvas Academi]
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  • When not sweating in the groves of Academe, he's busy writing a fine blog devoted to ‘Exploring migrants, exiles, expatriates, and out-of-the-way peoples, places, and times, mostly in the Asia-Pacific region.’
  • She moved from the groves of Academe to the National Security Council in 1989.
  • It is also precisely what we need to sustain us during our sojourn in the groves of Academe.

Derivatives

grovy

adjective

Origin

Old English grāf, of Germanic origin.

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