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seminary

1. an academy for the training of priests, rabbis, etc.
2. US another word for seminar (sense 1)
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Seminary

A school, academy, college, or university, especially a school for the education of men for the priesthood.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Seminary

 

a type of specialized secondary educational institution. Christian religious secondary educational institutions are called seminaries. In prerevolutionary Russia and in some other countries, seminaries were pedagogical educational institutions that trained primary schoolteachers.

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seminary

A place of education; a school, academy, college, or university; especially a school for the education for the priesthood.
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