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boarding school

a school at which the pupils receive board and lodging during the school term (distinguished from day school).
1670-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • It is a boarding school that puts as much emphasis on character-training as on footballing skills.
  • The twosome meet at the boarding school where their children are enrolled.
  • He attended a boarding school and, while growing up, dreamed of becoming a basketball player.
  • There are twenty-four in the boarding school, their ages range from about six to eighteen years.
British Dictionary definitions for boarding school

boarding school

a school providing living accommodation for some or all of its pupils
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