Definition of lycée in English:

lycée

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Pronunciation: /ˈliːseɪ
 
, lise/

noun (plural lycées pronunc. same)

  • A secondary school in France that is funded by the state.
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    • Roger Bontemps teaches physics and Denis Goeringer teaches biology, both at an Amiens lycée (secondary school).
    • French lycées and British public schools allowed some scope for a common secondary education, and marriage barriers were less in evidence.
    • Legislation to create the lycée, or secondary school, was passed in 1802, and forty-five of them were founded during the empire.

Origin

French, from Latin lyceum (see Lyceum).

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