boarding school

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From boarding and school.

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boarding school (plural boarding schools)

  1. A school which provides board and lodging as well as tuition, with students going home at weekends or between terms.
  2. (by extension) A boarding school in which a dominant or colonial culture whitewashes a subordinate one de-culturizing the students of their native language, customs, religion, and culture.

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