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Definition of College

College

  1. A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges; as, a college of heralds; a college of electors; a college of bishops.
  2. A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge; as, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and many American colleges.
  3. A building, or number of buildings, used by a college.
  4. Fig.: A community.

College Quotations

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
Maya Angelou

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain

College isn't the place to go for ideas.
Helen Keller

Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years.
Ronald Reagan
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College Translations

college in Afrikaans is kollege
college in Dutch is college
college in French is college
college in German is Internat
college in Hungarian is egyetem
college in Italian is collegio, collegio
college in Portuguese is faculdade

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