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house

noun [C] (SCHOOL GROUP)    /haʊs/ (plural houses   /ˈhaʊzɪz/   ) UK
any of a small number of groups that the children in a school are put in for sports and other competitions: an inter-house hockey matchStudents and pupils Grammar:House or home?We use the noun house to refer to a building:See more
(Definition of house noun (SCHOOL GROUP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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