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Meaning of Museum

A building or institution for the cultivation of science or the exhibition of curiosity or works of art.

Museum Alternative Definition

By tracing the Greek word from which “museum” is derived to its root it is’ found to signify amusement, or to amuse; and thus, the term museum would appear to embrace not only collections of curiosities for the entertainment of the sight, but also such as would interest, amuse and instruct the mind. But see Webster. 5 Stev. & Port. (Ala.) 109.

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Legal English Vocabulary: Museum in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term museum into Spanish: museo (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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