Definitions of lyceum
  1. noun
    a public hall for lectures and concerts
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    type of:
    a large building for meetings or entertainment
  2. noun
    a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
    synonyms: Gymnasium, lycee, middle school, secondary school
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    a secondary school (usually private)
    trade school, vocational school
    a secondary school teaching the skilled trades
    high, high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school
    a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12
    junior high, junior high school
    a secondary school usually including 7th and 8th grades
    prep school, preparatory school
    a private secondary school
    public school
    private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition
    grammar school
    a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
    secondary modern school
    a former British secondary school emphasizing practical rather than academic education
    composite school, comprehensive school
    a large British or Canadian secondary school for children of all abilities
    choir school, schola cantorum
    a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general education
    Eton College
    a public school for boys founded in 1440; located in Berkshire
    Winchester College
    the oldest English public school; located in Winchester
    type of:
    an educational institution
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