Definition of ivied in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈīvēd/


1Covered in ivy: an ivied church
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  • The magical, ivied old manse on mature parkland would have made a perfect setting - tranquil, atmospheric and dignified.
  • The Coliseum's ultratraditional ivied mass of concrete and stone is a handsome landmark five years older than City Hall.
  • On a fair hill we see a majestic pile, the ivied walls and towers of Cholmondeley Castle, huge relic and witness of the baronial grandeurs of the Middle Ages.
1.1US Relating to the academic institutions of the Ivy League: the ivied eastern schools and colleges
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  • Or will they simply be bypassed and rendered obsolete by new, low-capital, hi-tech organizations built up by people without a vested interest in the real-world ivied halls of academia?
  • At one point during the day, two men from one of the more densely ivied colleges strolled by the Rowing Association's food tent.
  • Behind the ivied walls, the more intellectually prestigious schools are making some pernicious compromises.

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Syllabification: i·vied

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