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Adelphi University

Adelphi University ?d?lf? [key], at Garden City, N.Y.; coeducational; chartered 1896 as Adelphi College. Originally in Brooklyn, the school moved to its present location in 1929 and in 1963 achieved university status. It is the oldest institution of higher learning on Long Island.

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