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A gymnasium, or gym for short, is a place to exercise. In Ancient Greece, a gymnasium was a training ground for men to exercise physically as well as to socialize and exercise their minds by engaging in philosophical discussion. When men would exercise in Ancient Greece, they would do so naked to honor the Gods for creating man's body. The Greek adjective for "naked" is "gymnos". The Greek verb gymnazien means "to exercise". When Latin and English developed, they took the Greek roots and came up with "gymnasion", which eventually became the modern English "gymnasium".
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The plural of gymnasium is gymnasiums or gymnasia.
It came from the Greek word gymnasion which was a place for exercising. The root word gymnos means "naked."
A 'gymnasium' is: NOUN 1) a place in ancient Greece where the youths exercised naked 2) an auditorium for physical exercise and athletic games 3) a secondary school in… some European countries, such as Germany, that prepares students for university
A building used for sport usually gymnastics. The gymnast practiced every day in the gymnasium.
There are 4 syllables. Gym-nas-i-um.
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It is a hall where gymnastics are held for school children and others.
Here is how I define 'gymnasium': NOUN 1) an ancient Greek educational center with various areas for physical and intellectual development, especially areas for physical e…xercises in the nude 2) a building with various areas for the performance of physical exercises housing apparatus for strength training and aerobics as well as locker rooms, shower rooms, staff offices, etc. 3) an auditorium for physical exercises and sports that is usually part of the campus of an educational institution 4) in Germany and other European countries, a school that prepares students for university
Kungsholmens gymnasium was created in 1902.
Pestalozzi-Gymnasium Biberach was created in 1860.
Maria-Theresia-Gymnasium was created in 1899.
Gymnasium Paulinum was created in 797.
Martinus-Gymnasium Linz was created in 1706.
Gymnasium Erasmianum was created in 1328.
Apian-Gymnasium Ingolstadt was created in 1971.