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parental home

a school for problem children.
Also called parental school. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • God had willed that I should flee my parental home and fields.

    Dust of New York Konrad Bercovici
  • Far oftener than any class of white girls in the city she lives away from the parental home.

    Half a Man Mary White Ovington
  • At Sun's parental home the countryside had known of the T'ai-p'ing rebellion; many in his native village had participated in it.

    Government in Republican China Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
  • It is more as if a beloved daughter had been recently married, and had left the parental home.

    From a Swedish Homestead Selma Lagerlf
  • Then the young domina had perhaps spoken Greek in her parental home, and had grown up fostered by Greek culture.

    Delusion and Dream Wilhelm Jensen
  • The young ones are very late in quitting the parental home; for they do not leave it till they have acquired full development.

    Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier
  • In ordinary life children quit the parental home by easy and almost imperceptible gradations.

    Willis the Pilot Johanna Spyri
  • For many years she cherished the hope that the lost provinces would ultimately return to the parental home.

    England, Canada and the Great War Louis-Georges Desjardins
  • Jane soon found her parental home, indeed, a melancholy abode.

  • Happy the young wife who had a wise mother, and came well-equipped from the parental home.

    Courtship and Marriage

    Annie S. Swan

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