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Sunday school

noun
1.
a school, now usually in connection with a church, for religious instruction on Sunday.
2.
the members of such a school.
Also called Sabbath school.
Origin of Sunday school
1775-1785
1775-85
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Sunday school

noun
1.
  1. a school for the religious instruction of children on Sundays, usually held in a church hall and formerly also providing secular education
  2. (as modifier): a Sunday-school outing
2.
the members of such a school
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