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COLLEGE. A civil corporation, society or company, authorized by law, having in general a literary object. In some countries by college is understood the union of certain voters in *one body; such bodies are called electoral colleges; as, the college of electors or their deputies to the diet of Ratisbon; the college of cardinals. The term is used in the United States; as, the college of electors of president and vice-president, of the United States. Act of Congress of January 23, 1845.

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By 1915 the Ukrainian Catholic population, which had spread across the west, operated 400 schools, along with teacher-training colleges.
THERE were calls for an investigation into one of the country's largest teacher-training colleges last night.