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Definition of "normal school" [normal school]

  • A school that trains teachers, chiefly for the elementary grades. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "normal school" in a sentence
  • "—Did you talk to the counselors there about returning to normal school activities, including basketball?"
  • "More than eighty houses rose beneath her hand, and when, in 1861, a state normal school was opened at Rumilly,"
  • "The legislature of 1863 located the Insane Asylum at Osawatomie, accepted the congressional grant of lands for an agricultural college at Manhattan, and provided for the state university at Lawrence and the state normal school at"
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