Definition of “convent school” - English Dictionary

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“convent school” in British English

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convent schoolnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒn.vənt ˌskuːl/ us /ˈkɑːn.vənt ˌskuːl/

Examples from literature

  • A group of girls from a convent school passed by. 
  • Her father seldom found time to visit her at her convent school, and she never went home to spend her holidays. 
  • She had been in a convent school until recently. 
  • The garden of the convent school is large, and spreads far down the slope of the hill. 
  • When I am gone she will attend one of the convent schools here. 

(Definition of “convent school” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)