day nursery


Definition of day nursery

: a public center for the care and training of young children specifically : nursery school

Examples of day nursery in a Sentence

committed to the needs of its employees with young children, the insurance company has its own on-site day nursery
Recent Examples on the Web It was already filled with a day nursery, sewing classes and Sunday school. Carole Carlson,, 22 Oct. 2021 The organization’s beginning can be traced back to 1881, when a local women’s group named Western Association incorporated as Detroit Day Nursery and Kindergarten Association to provide a day nursery for working mothers. Scott Talley, Detroit Free Press, 9 Apr. 2021 The house, Hello Magazine reports, comes with five reception rooms, three main bedrooms, dressing rooms, a night and day nursery, and staff quarters. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 3 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of day nursery

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Day nursery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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