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collegian

[kuh-lee-juh n, -jee-uh n] /kəˈli dʒən, -dʒi ən/
noun
1.
a student in, or a graduate of, a college.
2.
a member of a college.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin collēgiānus, equivalent to collēgi(um) college + -ānus -an
Related forms
postcollegian, noun
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  • The collegian did not return to his home for the holidays.
British Dictionary definitions for collegian

collegian

/kəˈliːdʒɪən/
noun
1.
a current member of a college; student
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Word Origin and History for collegian
n.

late 14c., from college + -ian.

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