Definition of Princeton University from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Princeton University

 
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one of the oldest and most respected universities in the US. It was established in 1746 and is in Princeton, New Jersey. Its presidents have included Jonathan Edwards(1757-8) and Woodrow Wilson(1902-10). Princeton is known for its studies in international affairs, and it has a special relationship with the Institute for Advanced Study. see also Ivy League