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- (archaic) A school that teaches its pupils the grammar system of a European language, especially Latin and Greek.
- (chiefly UK) A secondary school that stresses academic over practical or vocational education, until recent times open to those pupils who had passed the 11-plus examination.
- (US, rare, regional) Elementary school.
school that teaches the grammar system of Latin or Greek
UK secondary school or equivalent in another country