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reform school

noun

Simple Definition of reform school

  • : a place where young people who have committed crimes are sent to live and be taught to behave in ways that are socially acceptable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reform school

  1. :  a reformatory for boys or girls

Circa 1859

First Known Use of reform school

circa 1859


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reform school

noun

Legal Definition of reform school

  1. :  a reformatory for boys or girls




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