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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sem·i·nary /ˈsɛməˌnɛri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sem·i·na·ry n.; pl. Seminaries
 1. A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation; a nursery; a seed plat. [Obs.]
    But if you draw them [seedling] only for the thinning of your seminary, prick them into some empty beds.   --Evelyn.
 2. Hence, the place or original stock whence anything is brought or produced. [Obs.]
 3. A place of education, as a scool of a high grade, an academy, college, or university.
 4. Seminal state. [Obs.]
 5. Fig.: A seed bed; a source. [Obs.]
 6. A Roman Catholic priest educated in a foreign seminary; a seminarist. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sem·i·na·ry, a.  Belonging to seed; seminal. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a private place of education for the young
      2: a theological school for training ministers or priests or