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normal school

Syllabification: nor·mal school

Definition of normal school in English:

noun

Formerly, a school or college for the training of teachers.
Example sentences
  • She graduated from a normal school in Mexico, but she taught only a year before immigrating to Texas.
  • Soon thereafter women at Wellesley, Vassar, Radcliffe, and other women's colleges and normal schools in the Northeast had taken up the sport.
  • In many states the old normal schools were transformed into a state college system after World War II.

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