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

  • adj. Of, relating to, intended for, or being the early years of childhood that precede the beginning of elementary school.
  • n. A school for children who are not old enough to attend kindergarten; a nursery school.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, or relating to early childhood, especially to those years before attendance at primary school
  • n. A nursery school
  • v. To provide nursery school education for.
  • v. To undergo nursery school education.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an educational institution for children too young for elementary school

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