seminary

  1. a private place of education for the young
  2. a theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis

Seminary

A seminary, theological college, or divinity school is an institution of secondary or post-secondary education for educating students (sometimes called seminarians) in theology, generally to prepare them for ordination as clergy or for other ministry. The English word is taken from the Latin seminarium, translated as seed-bed, an image taken from ...
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Seminary

• (n.) Hence, the place or original stock whence anything is brought or produced. • (n.) Seminal state. • (n.) Fig.: A seed bed; a source. • (n.) A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation; a nursery; a seed plat. • (n.) A Roman Catholic priest educated in a foreign seminary; a seminarist....
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seminary

(from the article `Gregory XIII`) ...among ecclesiastics and to draft the Index Librorum Prohibitorum (`Index of Forbidden Books`). To carry out the council`s decree ordering the ...
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seminary

noun a theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis
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Seminary

Sem'i·na·ry noun ; plural Seminaries . [ Latin seminarium , from seminarius belonging to seed, from semon , seminis , seed. See Seminal .] 1. A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation; a nursery; a seed pl...
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Seminary

A place where Roman Catholics train to become priests. There were not allowed when Roman Catholics were persecuted following the Reformation in Britain. In these times English Roman Catholics were served by priests from, or who secretly trained, abroad. They have only been allowed recently to be built. They often imitate Medieval styles of building...
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Seminary

an educational institute for men preparing for Holy Orders.
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Seminary

An educational institution for men preparing for the priesthood or diaconate.
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Seminary

An institution that educates clergy, theologians and other professionals for religious service (Reid et al. 1990
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Seminary

From the Latin semen, or seed. Institute for training future priests. There is the minor seminary, where students remain until the end of middle school, and the major seminary, for those who take courses in philosophy and theology
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seminary

Origin: 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. '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 o...
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seminary

seminary 1. A place where animals are bred; a region which supplies (some kind of animal).2. A place of origin and early development; a place or thing in which something (e.g. an art or science, a virtue or vice) is developed or cultivated, or from which it is propagated abundantly.3. A place, country, society, condition of things, or the like, in ...
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seminary

[n] - a theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis 2. [n] - a private place of education for the young
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