Lan·​cas·​te·​ri·​an ¦laŋ-ˌka-¦stir-ē-ən How to pronounce Lancasterian (audio)
variants or Lancastrian
: of or relating to a monitorial system of instruction in which advanced pupils in a school teach pupils below them

Word History


Joseph Lancaster †1838 English educationist + English -ian

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“Lancasterian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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