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high school

noun

Definition of high school

  1. :  a school especially in the United States usually including grades 9–12 or 10–12

high schooler

play \-ˈskü-lər\ noun


1824

First Known Use of high school

1824


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high school

noun

Definition of high school

  1. :  a system of advanced exercises in horsemanship




HIGH SCHOOL Defined for Kids

high school

noun

Definition of high school for Students

  1. :  a school usually including the ninth to twelfth or tenth to twelfth grades





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