seminary

Pronunciations

seminary (SEH-mih-na-ree) listen
sem (SEHM) listen

Definitions

  • n. Post-high school learning program for women; usually located in Jerusalem and associated with an Orthodox religious outlook.

Example Sentences

  • "Did you go to seminary?"

Languages of Origin

  • English

Who Uses This

  • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

  • North America
  • South Africa
  • Australia / New Zealand

Dictionaries

  • None

Notes

  • Often clipped to "sem".

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