gymnasium gymnasium  /dʒɪm ˈneɪ zi əm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
  2. (n) athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training

Usage(s):

  1. Behind them, there were more explosions, the roof of the gymnasium collapsed, and then there was pandemonium.
  2. The gymnasium controversy has been simmering ever since the university in 1959 leased part of nearby Morningside Park as a site for the facility.
  3. Resentment at the university's land-buying policies spilled over into the gymnasium dispute.

News

  1. Yesterday's Hero: Romsey built a boys volleyball dynasty at Medway

    The volleyball banner hanging in Clark Gymnasium at Medway High shows five consecutive state championships from 1989 to 1993 - a dynasty by any definition. The coach responsible for much of that success, Harry Romsey, might not be a household name in Medway in the present, but what he accomplished with the Mustangs volleyball program more than two decades ago is remarkable.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News

  2. Del Rio School gymnasium ruined by water

    NEWPORT-Members of the Cocke County Board of Education received somber news Thursday night regarding the new gymnasium floor at Del Rio Elementary School.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Newport Plain Talk

  3. Tom Tilton Gymnasium dedicated at BGMS

    JJ DeForest/The Willist News It's official. The Baechtel Grove Middle school gym is now the Tom Tilton Gymnasium. The facility was dedicated to Tilton during a ceremony Tuesday. BGMS students and staff heard letters of affection and praise from many of Tilton's friends and former students.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Willits News

Quotes

  1. "Antonio Valencia should be OK and Nani should be ready for the start of the season, too," Ferguson added. "Michael Owen is doing great - he's doing all his work in the gymnasium every day. I don't think he'll be fit to go to America but he...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: The Guardian

  2. "We were in the gymnasium and I asked him if I could take a picture with him, just so I could have it for memories," the soft-spoken Gay said. "He asked me, 'How is your leg doing? I'm going to check you out and I'm going to keep you in my...
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Tyson Gay Source: Denver Post

  3. "I'm sorry but I can't even hear the governor and I'm sitting next to him. There are hundreds of people in this gymnasium who can't hear him because of a handful of people," Moran said. "These folks are not from the 8th District, they don't...
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Jim Moran Source: Politico

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