Recent Examples of schoolgirl from the Web
The Boko Haram kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria, made international headlines in 2014.
Information Minister Lai Mohammed said in an emailed statement outlining the background to the release of more than 100 schoolgirls last week by the group.
Boko Haram extremists stormed Dapchi village on Feb. 19, abducting the schoolgirls.
March 22, 2018 London—Three years ago a schoolgirl in rural Afghanistan took out a small loan and bought two beehives.
The attack by suspected Boko Haram extremists caused fresh outrage in Africa's most populous country and reminded many of Boko Haram's abduction of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in 2014.
In Nigeria, the Boko Haram insurgency—Islamic State’s West African affiliate—has launched a number of high-profile attacks in recent months, including the kidnapping of 110 schoolgirls from the town of Dapchi.
Some of the schoolgirls taken in the Chibok mass abduction were forced to marry their captors.
Natalie Dormer leads this six-part retelling of the classic Australian mystery about the disappearance of three schoolgirls and a teacher during a Valentine's Day excursion in 1900.
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First Known Use of schoolgirl
SCHOOLGIRL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of schoolgirl for English Language Learners
: a girl who goes to a school
SCHOOLGIRL Defined for Kids
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