n. pl. cam·pus·es
The grounds and buildings of an institution, especially a college or other institution of learning, a hospital, or a corporation.
[Latin, field, perhaps of pre-Latin Indo-European substrate origin and akin to Sicel kampos, hippodrome; perhaps further akin to Greek kampein, to bend.]
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