boarding school

noun
|Updated on: 27 Jul 2018

Definition of boarding school

: a school that provides meals and lodging

Examples of boarding school in a Sentence

  1. He attended a prestigious boarding school in Massachusetts.

  2. She was sent to boarding school when she was nine.

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First Known Use of boarding school

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BOARDING SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

boarding school

Definition of boarding school for English Language Learners

  • : a school where students can live during the school term


BOARDING SCHOOL Defined for Kids

boarding school

noun

Definition of boarding school for Students

: a school at which most of the students live during the school year


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