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mu·se·um

museum

 
 
pronunciation:
myu zi m
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part of speech: noun
definition: a building where collections of objects that are important to history, art, or science are kept and shown to the public.
The students enjoyed seeing the ancient dinosaur skeletons in the museum.
 
Word History
Museum comes from an ancient Greek word that meant "place of the Muses."
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