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Lycee

noun
1.
A school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12.  Synonyms: Gymnasium, lyceum, middle school, secondary school.






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"Lycee" Quotes from Famous Books



... court of assizes. It has a tribunal of first instance, a tribunal of commerce, a board of trade-arbitrators, a chamber of commerce, a branch of the Bank of France and several learned societies. Its educational institutions include ecclesiastical seminaries, a lycee, a preparatory school of medicine and pharmacy, a university with free faculties (facultes libres) of theology, law, letters and science, a higher school of agriculture, training colleges, a school of arts and handicrafts and a school ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1 • Various

... was concealed under an apparent desire to fall in with the new head's ideas. Though the form-masters still taught French to the lower school, another master had come, with a degree of doctor of philology from the University of Heidelberg and a record of three years spent in a French lycee, to teach French to the upper forms and German to anyone who cared to take it up instead of Greek. Another master was engaged to teach mathematics more systematically than had been found necessary hitherto. Neither of these was ordained. This was a real revolution, ...
— Of Human Bondage • W. Somerset Maugham



Words linked to "Lycee" :   grammar school, composite school, public school, preparatory school, prep school, senior high, junior high school, vocational school, high school, junior high, senior high school, high, academy, highschool, secondary modern school, school, trade school, comprehensive school



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