- ☆ Now Rare an elementary school: the term was variously applied to different school levels, esp. to that between the fifth and eighth grades
- in England
- Historical a school where Latin was taught
- a government-supported secondary school preparing pupils for college
See grammar school in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- See elementary school.
- Chiefly British A secondary or preparatory school.
- A school stressing the study of classical languages.
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