Definitions for "Seminary"
A place of education, as a scool of a high grade, an academy, college, or university.
A Roman Catholic priest educated in a foreign seminary; a seminarist.
A training center for those candidates preparing for priesthood. A Major Seminary is that stage of formation* (sometimes known as post-novitiate formation) that attends to the preparation of candidates during the period of their theological studies and the reception of ministries* and orders*. A Minor Seminary is the equivalent of high school level studies. Most minor seminaries closed in the years following Vatican II (1962-65), based on the idea that candidates would not be emotionally or spiritually mature enough during their teenage years to make a decision for or against priesthood.
A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation; a nursery; a seed plat.
Hence, the place or original stock whence anything is brought or produced.
a place where something is cultivated and grows
a conservative, fully accredited Baptist
Keywords:  fig, bed, source
Fig.: A seed bed; a source.
Keywords:  belonging
Belonging to seed; seminal.
Seminal state.