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[ey-kawl] /eɪˈkɔl/
noun, plural écoles
[ey-kawl] /eɪˈkɔl/ (Show IPA).
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Both were lecturing at the ecole de Medicine, and I often heard them.

    Medical Essays Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • The Agnes of the ecole des Femmes should be a lesson for men.

  • The great ecole Militaire offered accommodation for the chief offices.

    G. H. Q. Frank Fox
  • Dora was dressed for the Haute ecole, which means a riding-habit and a high hat.

    The Wouldbegoods E. Nesbit
  • Some were called colleges, some academies, one was called an 'ecole' of something or other.

    Aliens William McFee
  • Soon after he came of age he was transferred to the ecole Normale.

  • But, my dear, he may be a doctor and yet have been to the ecole Polytechnique—is it not so, monsieur?

    The Ball at Sceaux Honore de Balzac
  • I had occasion often while in Paris to cross the street of the ecole de Medicine.

    Paris: With Pen and Pencil David W. Bartlett

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