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residential school

(in Canada) a boarding school maintained by the Canadian government for Indian and Inuit children from sparsely populated settlements
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  • But the child in the residential school knows little of all this, has little occasion to know.

  • One day, when we were walking through a residential school, we were struck by the spectacle of a poor epileptic.

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