Definition of seminary noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

seminary

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsemɪnəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsemɪneri//
 
(pl. seminaries)
 
jump to other results
a college where priests, ministers or rabbis are trained He went to the Northern Catholic Seminary to train for the ministry. They spent six years in a seminary. Word Origin late Middle English (denoting a seed plot): from Latin seminarium ‘seed plot’, neuter of seminarius ‘of seed’, from semen ‘seed’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: seminary