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6 definitions found
 for Seminary
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              But if you draw them [seedling] only for the
              thinning of your seminary, prick them into some
              empty beds.                           --Evelyn.
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     2. Hence, the place or original stock whence anything is
        brought or produced. [Obs.] --Woodward.
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     3. A place of education, as a scool of a high grade, an
        academy, college, or university.
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     4. Seminal state. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
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     5. Fig.: A seed bed; a source. [Obs.] --Harvey.
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     6. A Roman Catholic priest educated in a foreign seminary; a
        seminarist. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Seminary \Sem"i*na*ry\, a. [L. seminarius.]
     Belonging to seed; seminal. [R.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 also seminary, now
     seldom used in this sense.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] Seminarian

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "seminary":
     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, educational institution, escuela,
     grammar school, high, high school, institute, institution,
     intermediate school, junior high, junior high school, mesivta,
     middle school, parish school, parochial school, prep school,
     preparatory school, public school, scholastic institution, school,
     secondary school, senior high, senior high school,
     teaching institution, university, yeshiva
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  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 code:            66400
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             31.562322 N, 89.496885 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     39479
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Seminary, MS
      Seminary
  

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