n. school, especially a theological school for training of priests, ministers, or rabbis; school of higher education, especially for girls
Sure of his priestly vocation, Terrence planned to pursue his theological training at the local Roman Catholic seminary.
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After marching through a number of streets the patrol arrested five more Russian suspects: a small shopkeeper, two seminary students, a peasant, and a house serf, besides several looters.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The impossibility of growing great under Monseigneur Bienvenu was so well understood, that no sooner had the young men whom he ordained left the seminary than they got themselves recommended to the archbishops of Aix or of Auch, and went off in a great hurry.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Thenardier had that peculiar rectilinear something about his gestures which, accompanied by an oath, recalls the barracks, and by a sign of the cross, the seminary.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Had a lively time in my seminary this morning, for the children acted like Sancho, and at one time I really thought I should shake them all round.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
And he imagined the consternation and the ejaculations of his mother and the young lady at the seminary as they drank his recitals.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
This development was reached with different degrees of speed in different institutions: Hampton is still a high school, while Fisk University started her college in 1871, and Spelman Seminary about 1896.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context