schoolhouse

noun school·house \ ˈskül-ˌhau̇s \
|Updated on: 7 Aug 2018

Definition of schoolhouse

: a building used as a school and especially as an elementary school

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First Known Use of schoolhouse

14th century

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SCHOOLHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of schoolhouse for English Language Learners

  • : a building that is used as a school


SCHOOLHOUSE Defined for Kids

schoolhouse

noun school·house \ ˈskül-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of schoolhouse for Students

plural schoolhouses \-ˌhau̇-zəz\
: a building used as a place for teaching and learning


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