- Ecclesiastical. college(def 11).
- a group of ruling officials each with equal rank and power, especially one that formerly administered a Soviet commissariat.
Origin of collegium
From Latin, dating back to 1915–20; see origin at college
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Examples from the Web for collegium
No one ever saw his collegium (lecture-room); no one ever heard him lecture.Arthur O'Leary
Charles James Lever
His memory is tenderly cherished in the Collegium Germanicum to this day.The Jesuits, 1534-1921
Thomas J. Campbell
They formed a collegium, but their tenure of office is not known.History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD
Robert F. Pennell
At the age of thirteen he entered the Collegium Clementinum at Rome.
By the Roman law a collegium must have at least three members.
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