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An academy is an institution of secondary education or higher learning, research, or honorary membership. The name traces back to Plato's school of philosophy, founded approximately 385 BC at Akademia, a sanctuary of Athena, the goddess of wisdom and skill, north of Athens, Greece.


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A building designed to accommodate such an institution.

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St Dominic's Academy, 1892-94, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

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