plural oberrealschules
or oberrealschulen
: a German secondary school preparing students for the university and emphasizing modern languages and natural sciences rather than Latin or Greek compare gymnasium

Word History


German, from ober upper (from Old High German obaro) + realschule; akin to Old High German ubar over

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“Oberrealschule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oberrealschule. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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