|1.||a. a school for the religious instruction of children on Sundays, usually held in a church hall and formerly also providing secular education|
|b. (as modifier): a Sunday-school outing|
|2.||the members of such a school|
school for religious education, usually for children and young people and usually a part of a church or parish. The movement has been important primarily in Protestantism. It has been the foremost vehicle for teaching the principles of the Christian religion and the Bible.
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