Meaning of schola cantorum

scho•la can•to•rum

Pronunciation: (skō'lu kan-tôr'um, -tōr'-), [key]
— pl. scho•lae can•to•rum
  1. an ecclesiastical choir or choir school.
  2. a section of a church, cathedral, or the like, for use by the choir.
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