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land-grant universitynoun [C]

uk   /ˌlænd.ɡrɑːnt.juː.nɪˈvɜː.sɪ.ti/  us   /ˌlænd.ɡrænt.juː.nɪˈvɝː.sə.t̬i/
in the US, one of a ​group of ​universities that ​receive federal (= ​nationalgovernment)money and that were ​originallycreated to ​educatemembers of the ​workingclasses in ​subjectsrelating to agriculture and ​science
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