Sunday school

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sunday%20school. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

Sunday school

noun

: a school held on Sunday for religious education

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