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Meaning of SEMESTER

Pronunciation:  si'mestur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  half a year; a period of 6 months
  2. [n]  one of two divisions of an academic year
 

SEMESTER is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: academic session, academic term, academic year, period, period of time, school term, school year, session, time period

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Se*mes"ter\, n. [G., from L. semestris half-yearly;
sex six + mensis a month.]
A period of six months; especially, a term in a college or
uneversity which divides the year into two terms.

 

 

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