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Col*le"gi*ate (?), a. [L. collegiatus.]

Of or pertaining to a college; as, collegiate studies; a collegiate society.


Collegiate church. (a) A church which, although not a bishop's seat, resembles a cathedral in having a college, or chapter of canons (and, in the Church of England, a dean), as Westminster Abbey. (b) An association of churches, possessing common revenues and administered under the joint pastorate of several ministers; as, the Reformed (Dutch) Collegiate Church of New York.


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Col*le"gi*ate, n.

A member of a college.



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