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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: Greek Mouseion, from Mousa; MUSE2

museum

noun
     
Related topics: Visual
mu‧se‧um S3 W2 [countable]
AVSE a building where important cultural, historical, or scientific objects are kept and shown to the public:
the Museum of Modern Art
The museum has an extensive collection of early photographs.

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