latin grammar school


latin grammar school
noun or latin school
Usage: usually capitalized L
Etymology: latin grammar school from latin grammar (from latin (I) + grammar) + school; latin school from latin (II) + school

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  • Latin grammar school — noun see grammar school …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grammar school — A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English speaking countries.In the modern United States, the term is synonymous with elementary school.The original purpose of …   Wikipedia

  • Grammar school — Une grammar school est, dans les pays anglophones, un établissement d enseignement secondaire ou, plus rarement, d enseignement primaire. Les origines des grammar schools remontent à l Europe médiévale. Sommaire 1 Origines 2 Grammar schools en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Grammar school — Grammar Gram mar, n. [OE. gramere, OF. gramaire, F. grammaire Prob. fr. L. gramatica Gr ?, fem. of ? skilled in grammar, fr. ? letter. See {Gramme}, {Graphic}, and cf. {Grammatical}, {Gramarye}.] 1. The science which treats of the principles of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grammar school — n. ☆ 1. Now Rare an elementary school: the term was variously applied to different school levels, esp. to that between the fifth and eighth grades 2. in England 3. a) Historical a school where Latin was taught b) a government supported secondary… …   English World dictionary

  • Grammar School — Une grammar school est, dans les pays anglophones, un établissement d enseignement secondaire ou, plus rarement, d enseignement primaire. Les origines des grammar schools remontent à l Europe médiévale. Sommaire 1 Origines 2 Grammar schools en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • grammar school — 1. an elementary school. 2. Brit. a secondary school corresponding to a U.S. high school. 3. (formerly) a secondary school in which Latin and Greek are among the principal subjects taught. [1350 1400; ME] * * * ▪ British education       in Great… …   Universalium

  • grammar school — /ˈgræmə skul/ (say gramuh skoohl) noun 1. British a secondary school, providing academic education. 2. History a school in which Latin and Greek grammar were the principal subjects taught. 3. US a school intermediate between a primary school and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • grammar school — noun a) A school that teaches its pupils the grammar system of a European language, especially Latin and Greek. b) A secondary school that stresses academic over practical or vocational education, until recent times open to those pupils who had… …   Wiktionary

  • grammar school — Synonyms and related words: Gymnasium, Latin school, Realgymnasium, Realschule, academy, elementary school, grade school, graded school, high, high school, intermediate school, junior high, junior high school, junior school, middle school, prep… …   Moby Thesaurus


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