Definition of collegium in English:

collegium

noun

  • 1"( plural collegia musica ) "A society of amateur musicians, especially one attached to a German or US college.

    • ‘By the 1730s coffee had become the hot new drink in Leipzig, and Bach and his collegium of music students would meet to perform each Friday evening at Zimmerman's Coffee House.’
    • ‘University towns established a number of collegia musica, and concert societies came into being.’
  • 2historical An advisory or administrative board in Russia.

Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin, literally association.

Pronunciation:

collegium

/kəˈlējēəm/