parochial school

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parochial school

n.
A primary or secondary school supported by a religious organization.

paro′chial school`


n.
a primary or secondary school maintained by a religious organization.
[1745–55]

parochial school

- A school established and maintained by a religious body, from Latin parochialis, "of a parish."
See also related terms for maintained.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parochial school - a private religious school run by a church or parishparochial school - a private religious school run by a church or parish
religious school - a school run by a religious body
Catholic school - a parochial school maintained by the Catholic Church