from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Roman Catholic or Anglican church other than a cathedral, having a chapter of canons and presided over by a dean or provost.
- n. A church in the United States associated with others under a common body of pastors.
- n. An association of such churches.
- n. A church in Scotland served by two or more ministers at the same time.
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- n. A Christian church, other than a cathedral, that has a chapter of canons and a dean or provost.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. An association of churches, possessing common revenues and administered under the joint pastorate of several ministers
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The bishop appointed him dean of the collegiate church of Bielefeld.
Catholic service only in the cathedral of Naumburg and in the collegiate church at Zeits; the monasteries and their property remained secularized.
Meissen and provost at the collegiate church of Zeitz; The times in which he lived were full of troubles; Luther and his adherents were using every energy in spreading their religious views, and were supported in their work by the civil power.
The ornate decoration of the pulpit of the collegiate church at Aschaffenburg depicts the Church Fathers around the supporting pillar, busts of the same in the upper frieze, scenes from the Bible separated by spirited figures of the Evangelists, and angels in the place of consoles.
At his decease he enjoyed like wise a cononry, and prebend as well, in Exeter cathedral church, as in the collegiate church of Bosham.
The collegiate church of our Lady of Roncesvalles was founded at the beginning of the ninth century as a hospice for travellers on their way to Compostela or from Spain to Rome and Jerusalem.
The first characteristic work of the young master was executed when he was twenty-five (1475) in the collegiate church of San Gimignano.
Less fortunate has been the fate of his Greek books, which went to the collegiate church of Bishop Auckland.
His early education was probably received in the school attached to the collegiate church in his native town, whence in 1484 he removed to Michaelhouse, Cambridge.
As early as the beginning of the thirteenth century at least two churches were copied entirely from the cathedral of Paris, viz, the collegiate church of Mantes (Seine-et-Oise.) and the cathedral of Nicosia in the