from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A school where pupils are provided with meals and lodging.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A school which provides board and lodging as well as tuition, students going home at weekends or between terms
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a school in which pupils receive board and lodging as well as instruction.
- n. etc. See under Boarding, Common, District, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A school which provides board for its pupils; a school at which the pupils are fed and lodged.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a private school where students are lodged and fed as well as taught
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By 2001, Morris was doing well at school, and a Roman Catholic nun recruited him to further his studies at a church-run boarding school in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital about 370 miles 600 kilometers south of Kakuma.
My cousin James, who had returned from seeing his family onto the air shuttle from Glasgow to London, had instantly said he would tan the hide off his elder son, who had been fascinated by the Cup, but the Spacewatch good guy could not at that moment be reached for questioning, as he was by then somewhere on the road back to boarding school with his mother, who had no phone in her car.
An averagestudent at an elite independent boarding school in Massachusetts, she could have been achieving more and feeling better about school were it not for the fact that she was faltering badly in all of the subjects that were based heavily on the understanding and use of rules.
Could he have been at boarding school with Tripp Nash?
Summary: Dating a popular boy and adhering to every rule ever written, a high school senior at an elite Vermont boarding school begins to shed her good-girl identity after an angry incident with her distant father.
Even Dot MacPherson, the Bingelly heiress, richer by far than Meggie, was as rough as bags, no posh Sydney boarding school and all that crap.
Walk, as I walked Sunday after Sunday in crocodile formation from my boarding school in relatively new Salisbury, to the Roman flint fort of Old Sarum, and commune with the imagined ghosts of dead legions.
REPORTER: Well, Jemaah Islamiyah's so-called spiritual leader Abu Bakar Ba'asyir founded a boarding school in Indonesia which apparently teaches some of these radical views that he holds and he has refused to condemn the bombings on Friday and he has said that terrorism is justified in the war against infidels.
I remained boyfriendless and pining for Tony until I left that high school for Putney—a boarding school where the groovy clothes Emily had taught me to wear served my social standing well.
Indian Bureau maintains a large boarding school for Indian children at Banning which is in charge of the Sisters of St. Joseph.