Collegiate


Collegiate
Collegiate Col*le"gi*ate, a. [L. collegiatus.] Of or pertaining to a college; as, collegiate studies; a collegiate society. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

{Collegiate church}. (a) A church which, although not a bishop's seat, resembles a cathedral in having a college, or chapter of canons (and, in the Church of England, a dean), as Westminster Abbey. (b) An association of churches, possessing common revenues and administered under the joint pastorate of several ministers; as, the Reformed (Dutch) Collegiate Church of New York. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.