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suitcase college

suitcase college
 n.— «As a day hop you may otherwise miss that real college feeling—especially at a “suitcase college” like Maryland University.» —“Plan Campus Life With Care” by Diane Woolley Moore Washington Post and Times Herald Aug. 29, 1954. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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