a public school formed from the pupils and teachers of a number of discontinued smaller schools, especially in a rural district.
to draw to or gather about a center. to bring under one control, especially in government: to centralize budgeting in one agency. to come together at or to form a center. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples verb to draw or move (something) to or towards a centre to bring or come under central control, esp governmental […]
of or forming the center: the central hut in the village. in, at, or near the center: a central position. constituting something from which other related things proceed or upon which they depend: a central office. principal; chief; dominant: the play’s central character. Anatomy, Zoology. of or relating to the central nervous system. of or […]
- Central karoo
noun an arid plateau of S central South Africa, in Cape Province, separated from the Little Karoo to the southwest by the Swartberg range. Average height: 750 m (2500 ft)
a town on S Long Island, in SE New York.