Sunday school

noun

Definition of Sunday school 

: a school held on Sunday for religious education also : the teachers and pupils of such a school

First Known Use of Sunday school

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Sunday school was in 1848

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Sunday school

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Sunday school

: a school especially for children that is held on Sunday for religious education

Sunday school

noun

Kids Definition of Sunday school

: a school held on Sunday in a church for religious education

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