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

- Anthony's College) traditionally carry their name as colleges. Following the start of free education in 1931 large group of central colleges were established...
- Five Colleges may refer to: Five College Consortium in M****achusetts Five Colleges of Ohio The Claremont Colleges in Claremont, California....
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- BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PE NS NL YT NT NU This is a list of colleges in Canada. Colleges are distinct from universities in Canada as they are typically not...
- "schools", but are not considered colonial colleges because they were not formally chartered as colleges with degree-granting powers until after the...
- the colleges were all abruptly closed. Only a fraction of the students and faculty were able to transfer to the previously all-white junior colleges, where...
- colleges and universities in the Chicago metropolitan area. City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College Kennedy–King College Malcolm X College...
- name given to seven liberal arts colleges in the Northeastern United States that are historically women's colleges. Five of the seven institutions continue...
- This is a list of the colleges within the University of Cambridge. These colleges provide most of the accommodation for undergraduates and graduates at...
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