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seminarian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n seminarian a student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Seminarian A member of, or one educated in, a seminary; specifically, an ecclesiastic educated for the priesthood in a seminary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n seminarian Same as seminarist.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. séminariste,

Usage

In literature:

Between 1914 and 1918 25 000 priests and seminarians are mobilized and app.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
The great stairway in that square was shining, wet with the rain; a few seminarians in groups were going up the steps toward the Pincio.
"Cæsar or Nothing" by Pío Baroja Baroja
He should be a Seminarian.
"Wide Courses" by James Brendan Connolly
Can a man ever learn woman and know how to decipher this wondrous strain of music, by remaining through life like a seminarian in his cell?
"The Physiology of Marriage, Complete" by Honore de Balzac
M. Phelan, S.J., stresses the necessity of culture of mind and manners for young priests and seminarians.
"The Young Priest's Keepsake" by Michael Phelan
As a seminarian I studied for a year in Paris under your uncle, Hugues de Gobignon.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
I am not a seminarian whom you are preparing to take the bands.
"Luxury-Gluttony:" by Eugène Sue
Four Sulpitians accordingly set out from Paris in 1790, taking with them five Seminarians.
"The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6" by E. Rameur
Somehow, these seminarians are always seeking to please some one else.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
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In news:

Magno Marcieta says Brazilian seminarians are still inspired by the liberation theologians criticized in the 1980s by the Vatican cardinal who is now pope.
Gave nearly $1.87 million in scholarships to seminarians, support to seminaries and other vocations-related programs.
So fellow seminarians, we've had — and I hope continue to have — a lively discussion.
Glendora Paul / Persuaded seminarians to make mission trips.
Plymouth Knights support seminarian .
Zimbabwe seminarian will speak Saturday at Crossroads High School.
Extension Society Commits $3 Million to Seminarian Education.
1st Vietnamese-American in Congress is former seminarian .
WASHINGTON (CNS)—The first Vietnamese-American member of Congress is a former Jesuit seminarian who served for four years on the National Advisory Council to the US bishops.
The young seminarian found that joy first in the words, then in the eyes, of Pope Benedict XVI.
It's a high honor to be offering the commencement address to seminarians studying theology here in our capital city, determined to engage the world for Christ and preach the Good News to people hungry for it.
Seminarian hopes for return of custom-made craft.
Scientists, seminarians engaging in gracious dialogue on website.
Here, one of the seminarians leads a tour group in St Bernard's Chapel.
One of my favorite tasks as a theological librarian at Drew University is orienting new seminarians to the theological reference room, which sits apart in isolated splendor from the rest of the library.
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