lycée

noun
ly·​cée | \ lē-ˈsā How to pronounce lycée (audio) \

Definition of lycée

: a French public secondary school that prepares students for the university

First Known Use of lycée

1865, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lycée

French, from Middle French, lyceum, from Latin Lyceum

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“Lycée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lyc%C3%A9e. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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