Definición de Athenaeum en inglés:

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Athenaeum

Pronunciación: /ˌaθɪˈniːəm/
(US also Atheneum)

sustantivo

1Used in the names of libraries or institutions for literary or scientific study: the Boston Athenaeum
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The city art gallery project, which involved the construction of new galleries and the linking of two existing buildings - the Royal Manchester Institution and the Athenaeum - was a triumph.
  • Tomorrow there will be an Anglo-Japanese evening at the Athenaeum and on Wednesday the usually quiet library will be alive with the sounds of a folk band.
  • It was held at the Athenaeum, in Warminster, a few years ago and I went along.
1.1Used in the titles of periodicals concerned with literature, science, and art.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Published in 1897, his novel Dracula received mixed reviews, summed up in the Athenaeum's grudging praise that Stoker's object, ‘assuming it to be ghastliness, is fairly well fulfilled’.
  • Apparently, word around the rumour mill was that he used to date a journalism major who wrote a weekly column for the Atheneum.
1.2 (the Athenaeum) A London club founded in 1824, originally for men of distinction in literature, art, and learning.

Origen

Mid 18th century: via Latin from Greek Athēnaion, denoting the temple of the goddess Athene in ancient Athens (which was used for teaching).

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