noun Date: 15th century a student or recent graduate of a college

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  • Collegian — Col*le gi*an, n. A member of a college, particularly of a literary institution so called; a student in a college. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • collegian — (n.) late 14c., from COLLEGE (Cf. college) + IAN (Cf. ian) …   Etymology dictionary

  • collegian — [kə lē′jən, kə lējē ən] n. [ME, member of a college < ML collegianus] a college student …   English World dictionary

  • Collegian — A collegian may be: a member of a college One of the Collegians or Collegiants, a religious sect founded in Holland in 1619 an inmate in a prison (slang) See also The Collegian (disambiguation), name of several college newspapers Old Collegians …   Wikipedia

  • collegian — col|le|gi|an [kəˈli:dʒiən] n a member of a college >collegian adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • collegian — /keuh lee jeuhn, jee euhn/, n. 1. a student in, or a graduate of, a college. 2. a member of a college. [1350 1400; ME < ML collegianus, equiv. to collegi(um) COLLEGE + anus AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • collegian — noun A student (or a former student) of a college …   Wiktionary

  • collegian — col·le·gi·an || kÉ™ liːdÊ’jÉ™n n. college student, one studying at an institution of higher learning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • collegian — [kə li:dʒɪən, dʒ(ə)n] noun a member of a college …   English new terms dictionary

  • collegian — col·le·gian …   English syllables

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