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seminary (plural seminaries)
- A theological school for the training of rabbis, priests, or ministers.
- A private residential school for girls.
- (Mormonism) A class of religious education for youths ages 14–18 that accompanies normal secular education.
- A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Mortimer to this entry?)
- But if you draw them [seedlings] only for the thinning of your seminary, prick them into some empty beds.
- (by extension) The place or original stock from which anything is brought or produced.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Woodward to this entry?)
- (obsolete) Seminal state or polity.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Thomas Browne to this entry?)
- A Roman Catholic priest educated in a foreign seminary; a seminarist.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)
seminary (not comparable)