Collegiate Churches

A church that is governed by a chapter of canons and is not a cathedral.

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collegiale kerken Dutch
collegiale kerk Dutch
colegiatas Spanish
colegiata Spanish

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Churches, other than cathedrals, endowed for a chapter of canons, or, as in the United States and Scotland, churches joined together and served by a joint pastorate.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007515. The J. Paul Getty Trust.