Collegium Definition

collegia, collegium
An amateur musical ensemble, as of early music, esp. one associated with a college or university.
Webster's New World
A group of individuals with equal power or authority; esp., an administrative board for a Soviet commissariat.
Webster's New World
A group whose members pursue shared goals while working within a framework of mutual trust and respect.
American Heritage

(in Russia) A committee or council.


(in Ancient Rome) Any of several legal associations.


Origin of Collegium

  • Russian kollegiya from Latin collēgium association from collēga colleague colleague

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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