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A French public secondary school.

[French, from Old French, lyceum, from Latin Lycēum; see lyceum.]
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(lise; English ˈliːseɪ)
n, pl lycées (lise; English ˈliːseɪz)
(Education) a secondary school
[C19: French, from Latin: Lyceum]
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n., pl. -cées (-ˈseɪz; Fr. -ˈseɪ)
a secondary school, esp. in France, maintained by the government.
[1860–65; < French < Latin lycēum]
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A secondary school in France.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lycée - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and collegelycee - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
academy - a secondary school (usually private)
trade school, vocational school - a secondary school teaching the skilled trades
high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school, high - a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
junior high, junior high school - a secondary school usually including 7th and 8th grades
prep school, preparatory school - a private secondary school
public school - private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition
grammar school - a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
secondary modern school - a former British secondary school emphasizing practical rather than academic education
composite school, comprehensive school - a large British or Canadian secondary school for children of all abilities
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References in classic literature ?
Though the form-masters still taught French to the lower school, another master had come, with a degree of doctor of philology from the University of Heidelberg and a record of three years spent in a French lycee, to teach French to the upper forms and German to anyone who cared to take it up instead of Greek.
"My real position, therefore, was quite unchanged, save that my new lycee was a much larger building, and was called the Ecole de Medecine.
A few days before his mother's death, when he was just sixteen, he left the Lycee Napoleon to enter as supernumerary a government office, where an unknown protector had provided him with a place.
NNA - Progressive Socialist Party leader, Walid Jumblatt, on Wednesday upped calls via his Twitter account to stop the "criminal commercial project aiming to demolish Lycee Abdel Kader." "Stop the criminal commercial project which aims to demolish Lycee Abdel Kader and turn it into a mall, similarly to the hideous shopping centers in Verdun and elsewhere.
OKLAHOMA CITY The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics has established its first cultural exchange program with Lycee Marie Curie, Nogent-sur-Oise, France.
Summary: Parents at the French Embassy-affiliated school Grand Lycee Franco-Libanais called for a sit-in on campus for Tuesday to protest a teachers' strike that saw students out of school for almost a month.
Equitativa, the largest REIT (real estate investment trust) manager in the GCC, has signed a buy and lease-back agreement with French school group Lycee Francais Jean Mermoz in bid to boost its REIT's education sector portfolio to Dh875 million ($238 million).
Emirates REIT has acquired Lycee Francais Jean Mermoz for $20.5m (AED75m), raising the value of its education sector portfolio to $238m (AED875m).
French athletes, including Riner, boxer Sarah Ourahmoune, basketball player Emmeline Ndongue, Paralympic swimmer David Smetanine, and Qatari Paralympians Abdulrahman Abdulqader and Sarah Masoud, pose for a group photo with the students of Lycee Voltaire and other officials yesterday.
Dubai: Dubai International School (DIS), Al Quoz, defeated Al Ittihad Private School, Jumeirah, in a penalty shoot-out to set up a semi-final clash with defending champions Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou in the U-16 category of the Dubai Schools Cup on Saturday.
The novel reflects glimpses of a tension-filled past and slowly moves to uncover racial strife and the increase of genocidal actions against the Tutsi minority in Rwanda through the eyes of lycee girls enrolled at a Catholic boarding school that stands isolated on the Ikibira mountaintop by the river Nile, gated and guarded.