collegiate church definition

  • noun:
    • A Roman Catholic or Anglican church except that a cathedral, having a chapter of canons and presided over by a dean or provost.
    • A church in the usa associated with other people under a standard human body of pastors.
    • An association of such churches.
    • A church in Scotland served by two or more ministers at the same time.
    • A Christian chapel, other than a cathedral, which has a chapter of canons and a dean or provost.
    • A Roman Catholic or Anglican church except that a cathedral, having a chapter of canons and presided over by a dean or provost.
    • A church in america associated with others under a common body of pastors.
    • a link of such churches.
    • A church in Scotland served by several ministers at exactly the same time.
    • A Christian chapel, apart from a cathedral, that features a chapter of canons and a dean or provost.
  • adjective:
    • a connection of churches, having common revenues and administered beneath the combined pastorate of several ministers
    • a connection of churches, having typical profits and administered in joint pastorate of a number of ministers
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