industrial school

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  1. a school for teaching one or more branches of industry; trade or vocational school.

  2. a school for educating neglected children or juvenile delinquents committed to its care and training them to some form of industry.

Origin of industrial school

First recorded in 1850–55

Words Nearby industrial school Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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