Definitions of seminary

  1. a private place of education for the young Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation; a nursery; a seed plat. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Hence, the place or original stock whence anything is brought or produced. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A place of education, as a scool of a high grade, an academy, college, or university. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Seminal state. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Fig.: A seed bed; a source. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A Roman Catholic priest educated in a foreign seminary; a seminarist. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A place of education; a higher school, academy, or college, especially a theological school. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. A place of education: (lit.) a place where seed is sown. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. A place of education; academy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. A seed-plot; a place of instruction or education; a school; a college. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Belonging to seed; seminal. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Seminal. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for seminary

  1. But, Padre, surely you are not giving up the seminary – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  2. They have schools and colleges, a theological seminary and other institutions, with altogether five or six thousand students, and are turning out battalions of native preachers and teachers for missionary work in other parts of India. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis