lycée

[ lee-sey ]
/ liˈseɪ /
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noun, plural ly·cées [lee-seyz; French lee-sey] /liˈseɪz; French liˈseɪ/.

a secondary school, especially in France, maintained by the government.

Nearby words

  1. lycopodium,
  2. lycoris,
  3. lycosid,
  4. lycra,
  5. lycurgus,
  6. lydda,
  7. lyddite,
  8. lydgate,
  9. lydgate, john,
  10. lydia

Origin of lycée

1860–65; < French < Latin lycēum lyceum

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lycée

/ French (lise, English ˈliːseɪ) /

noun plural lycées (lise, English ˈliːseɪz)

a secondary school

Word Origin for lycée

C19: French, from Latin: Lyceum

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