collegiate church

noun

Definition of collegiate church

1 : a church other than a cathedral that has a chapter of canons
2 : a church or corporate group of churches under the joint pastorate of two or more ministers

First Known Use of collegiate church

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Collegiate church.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collegiate%20church. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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