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SEMINARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does seminary mean? 

SEMINARY (noun)
  The noun SEMINARY has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: SEMINARY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SEMINARY (noun)


Sense 1seminary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A private place of education for the young

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("seminary" is a kind of...):

private school (a school established and controlled privately and supported by endowment and tuition)


Sense 2seminary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("seminary" is a kind of...):

religious school (a school run by a religious body)


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