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the groves of academe

UK literary or humorous universities considered as a whole: It's yet another novel set in the groves of academe.
(Definition of the groves of academe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the groves of academe”
in Chinese (Simplified) (总称)大学,大学院校…
in Chinese (Traditional) (總稱)大學,大學院校…
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