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training college

noun, British
1.
a school providing training for a special field or profession.
Origin of training college
1820-1830
1820-30
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  • At least, I passed through a Congregational training college in England.

    Wandering Heath Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • She is so frightfully conceited because she goes to the training college.

    A Young Girl's Diary An Anonymous Young Girl
  • It contains a training college for missionaries, with numerous churches and schools.

    Ben Hadden W.H.G. Kingston
  • When does the unhappy pupil teacher, or over-drilled student of a training college, find any time to think?

    Science and Education Thomas H. Huxley
  • In the training college, where Marina is now, in her fourth year one of the professors last year married a former pupil.

    A Young Girl's Diary An Anonymous Young Girl
  • Other institutions are the Hammersmith school of art and a Roman Catholic training college.

  • To meet the demand for better qualified judges for the Moslem courts a training college for cadis was established in 1907.

  • This is a training college for schoolmasters, which has long been noted for its musical services.

    The Boy's Voice J. Spencer Curwen
  • In training college eights for summer races there is not scope for training on the above system.

    Boating W. B. Woodgate
  • Dax has a sub-prefecture, tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a communal college, a training college and a library.

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