- Eton College
- nouna public school for boys founded in 1440; located in Berkshire• Hypernyms: ↑public school• Part Holonyms: ↑Berkshire
* * *an English ↑public school for boys near ↑Windsor in Berkshire, started in 1440 by King ↑Henry VI. Its students are mainly from rich families, and many of Britain’s public figures were educated there. Its former students are known as Old Etonians. There is a strong sense of competition between Eton and Harrow, another boys’ public school
Princes William and Harry were sent to Eton.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
Look at other dictionaries:
Eton College — For the school in Canada, see Eton College (Vancouver, British Columbia). Eton College Location Windsor Berkshire SL4 6DW Eton … Wikipedia
Eton College — 51°29′30.6424″N 0°36′30.4337″O / 51.491845111, 0.608453806 … Wikipédia en Français
Eton College — 51.491854 0.60865625 Koordinaten: 51° 29′ 31″ N, 0° 36′ 31″ W … Deutsch Wikipedia
Eton College — a preparatory school for boys in Eton, England, founded in 1440 by Henry VI. * * * Largest public school (independent secondary school) in England and one of the most prestigious. It is located in Eton, Berkshire. It was founded by Henry VI in… … Universalium
Eton College — La escuela pública más grande (escuela secundaria independiente) de Inglaterra y una de las de mayor prestigio. Está ubicada en Eton, Berkshire. Fue fundada por Enrique VI en 1440–41, el mismo año en que fundó el King s College en Cambridge. Como … Enciclopedia Universal
Eton College — /ˈitn kɒlədʒ/ (say eetn koluhj) noun a British non government boys school founded in 1440 by Henry VI … Australian English dictionary
Eton College Chapel — is the chapel of Eton College, an independent school in the United Kingdom.Never completed due to the Wars of the Roses, the Chapel should have been a little over double its current length; a plaque on a building opposite the West End marks the… … Wikipedia
Eton College (Vancouver, British Columbia) — Eton College Canada is located in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada. Eton College is accredited by The Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA) of British Columbia. Mission statement Eton College is proudly committed to providing a… … Wikipedia
Eton College Collections — Coordinates: 51°29′31″N 0°36′29″W / 51.49187°N 0.60792°W / 51.49187; 0.60792 The Eton College collections are a co … Wikipedia
Eton College societies — Societies at Eton College are meetings presided over by a Master (teacher) which students attend to discuss particular issues/topics. Most societies invite well known speakers to come to meetings to speak to the Eton College community, although… … Wikipedia