grammar school

noun

Definition of grammar school

  1. 1 a :  a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college b :  a British college preparatory school

  2. 2 :  a school intermediate between primary school and high school

  3. 3 :  elementary school

14th Century

First Known Use of grammar school

14th century


GRAMMAR SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

grammar school

noun

Definition of grammar school for English Language Learners

  • : a school in the U.S. for young children

  • : a school in Britain for children over age 11 who have passed an entrance exam


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