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Lycee  n.  A French lyceum, or secondary school for students intermediate between elementary school and college, supported by the French government, for preparing students for the university.
Synonyms: secondary school, lyceum, Gymnasium, middle school.

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"Lycee" Quotes from Famous Books

... these lines were written one more link between Rouen and the literature of the world was lost. In August 1896 died a "Professor of German" in the Lycee de Rouen, who had held her post since 1882. There had lived Camille Selden, in a quiet seclusion, from which she published the "Memoires de la Mouche." Universally beloved for her sweetness, her simplicity, her gentle ...
— The Story of Rouen • Sir Theodore Andrea Cook

... Keighleyites spent eleven days in one spot, living at an hotel where four Professors of the Havre Lycee daily took their meals, and for at least 2-1/2 hours each day the same persons conversed in Esperanto with each other. Necessarily the number of topics covered was very large and the subjects of conversation most various. It was ...
— The Esperantist, Vol. 1, No. 1 • Various

... culminated in attendance in the upper classes of a Lyceum, organized upon the model of a French Lycee and with a corps of teachers recruited chiefly from the ranks of the Roman Catholic clergy. The spirit of the institution was rationalistic and the discipline wholesome. Here Heine made solid acquisitions ...
— The German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VI. • Editor-in-Chief: Kuno Francke

... Auxerre has statues of Marshal Davout, J. B. J. Fourier and Paul Bert, the two latter natives of the town. The town is the seat of a court of assizes and has tribunals of first instance and of commerce, and a branch of the Bank of France. A lycee for girls, a communal college and training colleges are among its educational establishments. Manufactures of ochre, of which there are quarries in the vicinity, and of iron goods are carried on. The canal of Nivernais reaches as far as Auxerre, which ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 - "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon" • Various

... submissively. "I spare you the first seventeen years of my life for fear of abusing a listener's patience. Till that time, like you and thousands of others, I had lived my life at school or the lycee, with its imaginary troubles and genuine happinesses, which are so pleasant to look back upon. Our jaded palates still crave for that Lenten fare, so long as we have not tried it afresh. It was a pleasant life, with the tasks that we thought ...
— The Magic Skin • Honore de Balzac

... the degree implies in Europe, and not quite so much as the Doctor's degree. I found it very difficult, if not impossible, to make our French friends understand that our American Bachelor's degree was something materially higher than the Baccalaureate of the French Lycee, which is conferred at the end of a course midway between our high school ...
— The Reminiscences of an Astronomer • Simon Newcomb

Words linked to "Lycee" :   highschool, academy, preparatory school, middle school, prep school, secondary modern school, comprehensive school, high, senior high school, gymnasium, grammar school, lyceum

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