country school

noun

: a school in a rural district
specifically : a one-room rural school in which all elementary grades are taught by one teacher

Word History

First Known Use

1712, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of country school was in 1712

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“Country school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/country%20school. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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