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schola cantorum(ˈskəʊlə kænˈtɔːrəm)
n, pl scholae cantorum (ˈskəʊliː)
(Music, other) a choir or choir school maintained by a church
[Medieval Latin: school of singers]
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scho•la can•to•rum(ˈskoʊ lə kænˈtɔr əm, -ˈtoʊr-)
n., pl. scho•lae cantorum (ˈskoʊ li)
1. an ecclesiastical choir or choir school.
2. a section of a church for use by the choir.
[1775–85; < Medieval Latin: school of singers]
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|Noun||1.||schola cantorum - a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general education|
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