1A building used as a school, especially in a small community or village.
- And until the expulsion of the Jesuits in the early 1760s, the church controlled virtually all educational institutions, from village schoolhouses to university faculties.
- She had just come home from another uneventful day at the village schoolhouse.
- It was a schoolhouse for this particular community where elders could teach the young something about their environmental traditions, their past, and also their aspirations for the future.
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