Seminary

  • 1 Seminary Co-op — Seminary Cooperative Bookstores, Inc. is a cooperative bookstore with three branches in the Chicago area. Its flagship, known colloquially as the Seminary Co op or simply the Sem Co op, is located in the basement of the Chicago Theological… …

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  • 2 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.]… …

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  • 3 Seminary — Seminary, MS U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 335 Housing Units (2000): 150 Land area (2000): 0.949315 sq. miles (2.458715 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006709 sq. miles (0.017375 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.956024 sq. miles (2.476090… …

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  • 4 Seminary, MS — U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 335 Housing Units (2000): 150 Land area (2000): 0.949315 sq. miles (2.458715 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006709 sq. miles (0.017375 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.956024 sq. miles (2.476090 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 5 seminary — mid 15c., plot where plants are raised from seeds, from L. seminarium plant nursery, figuratively, breeding ground, from seminarius of seed, from semen (gen. seminis) seed (see SEMEN (Cf. semen)). Meaning school for training priests first… …

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  • 6 seminary — ► NOUN (pl. seminaries) ▪ a training college for priests or rabbis. DERIVATIVES seminarian noun seminarist noun. ORIGIN Latin seminarium seed plot, seminary , from semen seed …

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  • 7 Seminary — Sem i*na*ry, a. [L. seminarius.] Belonging to seed; seminal. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 seminary — [sem′ə ner΄ē] n. pl. seminaries [ME, seed plot < L seminarium, seed plot, nursery, neut. of seminarius, of seed < semen, a SEED] 1. Now Rare a place where something develops, grows, or is bred 2. Old fashioned a school, esp. a private… …

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  • 9 Seminary — A seminary, theological college, or divinity school is an institution of higher education for educating students (sometimes called seminarians) in theology, generally to prepare them for ordination as clergy or for other ministry. The English… …

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  • 10 Seminary — No debe confundirse con Seminario. Seminary, Misisipi Pueblo de los Estados Unidos …

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  • 11 seminary — Seminar Sem i*nar , n. [G. See {Seminary}, n.] A group of students engaged, under the guidance of an instructor, in original research in a particular line of study, and in the exposition of the results by theses, lectures, etc.; formerly called… …

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  • 12 seminary — n. a theological seminary * * * [ semɪn(ə)rɪ] a theological seminary …

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  • 13 seminary — UK [ˈsemɪnərɪ] / US [ˈsemɪˌnerɪ] noun [countable] Word forms seminary : singular seminary plural seminaries a college for people who want to train to be priests or religious leaders …

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  • 14 seminary — noun (plural naries) Etymology: Middle English, seedbed, nursery, from Latin seminarium, from semin , semen seed Date: 1542 1. an environment in which something originates and from which it is propagated < a seminary of vice and crime > 2. a. an… …

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  • 15 seminary — seminarial, adj. /sem euh ner ee/, n., pl. seminaries. 1. a special school providing education in theology, religious history, etc., primarily to prepare students for the priesthood, ministry, or rabbinate. 2. a school, esp. one of higher grade.… …

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  • 16 seminary — noun a) A theological school for the training of rabbis, priests, or ministers. Three little maids who, all unwary, b) A private residential school for girls. Come from a ladies seminary See Also: seminar …

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  • 17 seminary — sem|i|na|ry [ˈsemınəri US neri] n plural seminaries [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: seminarium place where seeds are grown, seminary , from semen; SEMEN] 1.) a college for training priests or ministers 2.) old fashioned a school …

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  • 18 seminary — [[t]se̱mɪnəri, AM neri[/t]] seminaries N COUNT A seminary is a college where priests, ministers, or rabbis are trained …

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  • 19 seminary — sem•i•nar•y [[t]ˈsɛm əˌnɛr i[/t]] n. pl. nar•ies 1) rel a special school that prepares students for the priesthood, ministry, or rabbinate 2) edu a school, esp. one of higher grade 3) edu a school of secondary or higher level for young women 4) a …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 seminary — Synonyms and related words: Bible institute, Gymnasium, Hebrew school, Latin school, Realgymnasium, Realschule, Sabbath school, Schule, Sunday school, Talmud Torah, academy, church school, college, convent school, denominational school, ecole,… …

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