- a student in a theological seminary.
Also sem·i·na·rist [sem-uh-ner-ist] /ˈsɛm ə nər ɪst/.
Origin of seminarian
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Examples from the Web for seminarian
As a onetime banker and former Jesuit seminarian, I can help!How Pope Francis’s Management Strategies Could Fix Wall Street
January 26, 2014
Indeed, Brown might mention that he had been a seminarian—and nearly became a priest.Jerry Brown's Castro Trouble
A. L. Bardach
October 5, 2010
I am not a seminarian whom you are preparing to take the bands.Luxury-Gluttony:
Systematic Theology has its difficulties to the seminarian, but more for him who attempts to master it alone.The Lumberjack Sky Pilot
Thomas D. Whittles
So they have, and a large number of them, too,--one to each room--the Seminarian himself.
The coachman, with the whip around his neck, and a young man who looked a bit like a seminarian, began to chat and smoke.Csar or Nothing
Po Baroja Baroja
Even to the seminarian in Plautus little satisfaction has been vouchsafed.The Dramatic Values in Plautus
Wilton Wallace Blancke
- a student at a seminary
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Word Origin and History for seminarian
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