noun, plural col·le·gi·a [kuh-lee-jee-uh] /kəˈli dʒi ə/, col·le·gi·ums.
- collegiate church,
- collegiate institute,
- collegium musicum,
Origin of collegium
Examples from the Web for collegia
In all these points the collegia of Roman closely resemble the corporations of English law.
It granted them only to the poorest classes (collegia tenuiorum) and had the strictest laws in readiness for them.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
The clubs (collegia) were to be merely for the purpose of celebrating funeral rites.The Apostles|Ernest Renan
The destruction of the working-class family must have been finally achieved by the imperial control of the collegia.
These corporations were ruined by slave labour, and becoming secret societies, in the time of Augustus were The collegia.