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The meaning of "ivy league"

" Ivy league "
Meaning:
The joint name given to Columbia, Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Yale, Pennsylvania, Princeton, and Harvard universities.
Example:
He had a good start to his academic career. He was an ivy leaguer.
Where did it originate?:
USA, 1930s.
Where is it used?:
USA.
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