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grammar school

noun

Simple Definition of grammar school

  • : a school in the U.S. for young children

  • : a school in Britain for children over age 11 who have passed an entrance exam

Full Definition of grammar school

  1. 1 a :  a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college b :  a British college preparatory school

  2. 2 :  a school intermediate between primary school and high school

  3. 3 :  elementary school


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