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Ivory tower   /ˈaɪvəri tˈaʊər/   Listen
Ivory tower

noun
1.
A state of mind that is discussed as if it were a place.  "They viewed universities as ivory towers"






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"Ivory tower" Quotes from Famous Books



... to Ewald, the ivory tower in this poem was raised in one of these beautiful "pleasances," in the Anti-Libanus, ...
— The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1 • Various



Words linked to "Ivory tower" :   state of mind, cognitive state



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