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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Froebel, Friedrich Wilhelm August 1782-1852. German educator who established the first kindergarten (1837), where he hoped to make learning a spontaneous, enjoyable experience for children.

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  • n. German educator who founded the kindergarten system (1782-1852)

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