separate school


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separate school

n. Canadian
A publicly funded primary or secondary school that offers instruction in a specific religious denomination.

separate school

n
(Education) (in Canada) a school for a large religious minority financed by its rates and administered by its own school board but under the authority of the provincial department of education

sep′arate school`



n. Canadian.
a publicly funded school for children belonging to a religious minority, esp. a school for Roman Catholics.
[1950–55]
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