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campus

1. the grounds and buildings of a university
2. Chiefly US the outside area of a college, university, etc.
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campus

The grounds and buildings of a university, college, or school.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

campus

Two or more buildings located in close proximity. For example, a campus backbone implies a high-speed network running between all the buildings. The term used to refer only to an educational environment, but businesses adopted it a while ago to make their workplace sound friendlier.
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