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college US English

An educational institution or establishment, in particular

college US Thesaurus

a college of technology

college try US English

A sincere effort or attempt at performing a difficult, or seemingly impossible, task

war college US English

A college providing advanced instruction for senior officers of the armed services

College Board US English

An organization that prepares and administers standardized tests that are used in college admission and placement

College Park US English

A city in central Maryland, just northeast of Washington, DC, home to the University of Maryland; population 26,925 (est. 2008)

Open College US English

(In the UK) an organization established to provide retraining opportunities, chiefly by arranging managerial and technical courses for company staff

staff college US English

A college at which military officers are trained for staff duties

State College US English

A borough in central Pennsylvania, in the Nittany Valley, home to Pennsylvania State University; population 39,419 (est. 2008)

college pudding US English

A small baked or steamed suet pudding with dried fruit

College Station US English

A city in east central Texas, home to Texas A&M University; population 84,128 (est. 2008)

Heralds' College US English

Informal name for College of Arms.

junior college US English

A college offering courses for two years beyond high school, either as a complete training or in preparation for completion at a four-year college

Sacred College US English

Another term for College of Cardinals.

Queens' College New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Cambridge college (named after two queens)

community college US English

A nonresidential junior college offering courses to people living in a particular area

electoral college US English

(In the US) a body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president

sixth-form college US English

A college for pupils in their final years of secondary education, starting at the age of 16

teachers college US English

A four-year college with a special curriculum for training primary and secondary school teachers

technical college US English

A college providing courses in a range of practical subjects, such as information technology, applied sciences, engineering, agriculture, and secretarial skills

training college US English

(In the UK) a college where people, typically prospective teachers, are trained

College of Arms US English

(In the UK) a corporation that officially records and grants armorial bearings. Formed in 1484, it comprises three Kings of Arms, six heralds, and four pursuivants

College of Arms New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

corporation which records and grants armorial bearings

College of Cardinals US English

The body of cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church, founded in the 11th century and since 1179 responsible for the election of the pope

college of education US English

An institution where schoolteachers are trained


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