Definition of Seminaries. Meaning of Seminaries. Synonyms of Seminaries

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Definition of Seminaries

Seminaries
Seminary Sem"i*na*ry, n.; pl. Seminaries. [L. seminarium, fr. seminarius belonging to seed, fr. semon, seminis, seed. See Seminal.] 1. A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation; a nursery; a seed plat. [Obs.] --Mortimer. But if you draw them [seedling] only for the thinning of your seminary, prick them into some empty beds. --Evelyn. 2. Hence, the place or original stock whence anything is brought or produced. [Obs.] --Woodward. 3. A place of education, as a scool of a high grade, an academy, college, or university. 4. Seminal state. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. 5. Fig.: A seed bed; a source. [Obs.] --Harvey. 6. A Roman Catholic priest educated in a foreign seminary; a seminarist. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.

Meaning of Seminaries from wikipedia

- Theological Seminary founded in 1807. Seminaries in the Catholic Church are divided into minor seminaries for teenagers and major seminaries for adults...
- were in 6,974 seminaries around the world: 3,194 diocesan seminaries and 3,780 religious seminaries. Saint-Gall de Ouidah Major Seminary Grand Séminaire...
- liberation movements. Some of the seminaries gradually developed as four-year colleges. The Bethlehem Female Seminary was founded in 1742 in Germantown...
- hundred thousand clerics in Iran’s seminaries. Grand Ayatollah Hossein Vahid Khorasani currently heads the Qom Seminary. Abdul-Karim Ha'eri Yazdi Abdul-Karim...
- العربیہ) is the largest federation of Islamic Seminaries in ****stan, founded in 1959. More than 10,000 Seminaries and 23,000 Madaris across the Islamic Republic...
- "high school seminaries" rather than minor seminaries. Today, college seminaries, where philosophy is studied, are often called minor seminaries even though...
- Jewish seminary is a Jewish educational institution. See Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (Reform), Jewish Theological Seminary (Conservative)...
- The Seminaries of Saint Paul is the seminary system of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. The seminaries are made up of an...
- the seminaries listed in this section are affiliated with or have students and faculty from more than one denomination or tradition. The seminaries are...
- Seminary priests were Roman Catholic priests who were trained in English seminaries or houses of study on the European continent after the introduction...
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