Definition of Colleges. Meaning of Colleges. Synonyms of Colleges

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Definition of Colleges

College
College Col"lege, n. [F. coll[`e]ge, L. collegium, fr. collega colleague. See Colleague.] 1. A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges; as, a college of heralds; a college of electors; a college of bishops. The college of the cardinals. --Shak. Then they made colleges of sufferers; persons who, to secure their inheritance in the world to come, did cut off all their portion in this. --Jer. Taylor. 2. A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge; as, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and many American colleges. Note: In France and some other parts of continental Europe, college is used to include schools occupied with rudimentary studies, and receiving children as pupils. 3. A building, or number of buildings, used by a college. ``The gate of Trinity College.' --Macaulay. 4. Fig.: A community. [R.] Thick as the college of the bees in May. --Dryden. College of justice, a term applied in Scotland to the supreme civil courts and their principal officers. The sacred college, the college or cardinals at Rome.

Meaning of Colleges from wikipedia

- as "colleges". This includes the Sri Lanka Law College, the many Technical Colleges and Teaching Colleges. In Turkey, the term "kolej" (college) refers...
- Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights...
- semester. The colleges share a central library, campus safety services, health services, and other resources managed by The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS)...
- comprised a group of colleges with a small central university administration, rather than universities in the common sense. Cambridge's colleges are communities...
- University of Oxford has thirty-nine colleges, and six permanent private halls (PPHs) of religious foundation. Colleges and PPHs are autonomous self-governing...
- Equivalent to the American notion of community colleges are Tertiary and Further Education colleges or TAFEs; these are institutions regulated mostly...
- colleges and universities by enrollment Lists of universities and colleges Men's colleges in the United States U.S. Department of Education College Navigator...
- engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu as of July 2014. Out of 552 engineering colleges affiliated to Anna University, 7 of them are Government/aided colleges, 33...
- medical colleges controlled by the government of Tamil Nadu in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. There are 25 government M.B.B.S. medical colleges in the...
- endowment List of colleges in Canada List of law schools in Canada List of universities in Canada Canam list of universities and colleges in British Columbia...