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elementary school

noun
1.
the lowest school giving formal instruction, teaching the rudiments of learning, and extending usually from six to eight years.
Also called primary school.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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British Dictionary definitions for elementary-school

elementary school

noun
1.
(Brit) a former name for primary school
2.
(US & Canadian) Also called (in the US) grade school, grammar school. a state school in which instruction is given for the first six to eight years of a child's education
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