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

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- semester. The colleges share a central library, campus safety services, health services, and other resources, managed by The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS)...
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- America's Top Colleges is an annual Forbes ranking of colleges and universities in the United States, first published in 2008. Forbes rated Princeton University...
- This is a list of medical colleges controlled by the government of Tamil Nadu in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. All colleges are funded and run by government...
- University of Oxford has 36 colleges, three societies, and four permanent private halls (PPHs) of religious foundation. The colleges and PPHs are autonomous...