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collegium

[ kuh-lee-jee-uhm ]
/ k蓹藞li d蕭i 蓹m /
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noun, plural col路le路gi路a [kuh-lee-jee-uh], /k蓹藞li d蕭i 蓹/, col路le路gi路ums.
Ecclesiastical. college (def. 11).
a group of ruling officials each with equal rank and power, especially one that formerly administered a Soviet commissariat.
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Origin of collegium

From Latin, dating back to 1915鈥20; see origin at college
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British Dictionary definitions for collegium

collegium
/ (k蓹藞li藧d蕭瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -giums or -gia (-d蕭瑟蓹)
(in the former Soviet Union) a board in charge of a department

Word Origin for collegium

Latin: college
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