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boarding school

noun
1.
a school at which the pupils receive board and lodging during the school term (distinguished from day school).
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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British Dictionary definitions for boarding-school

boarding school

noun
1.
a school providing living accommodation for some or all of its pupils
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