Collegiate church

What is Collegiate church?

Collegiate church definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a church that is endowed for a chapter of canons, usually with a dean, and that has no bishop’s see.
(in the U.S.) a church or group of churches under the general management of one consistory or session.
a consolidation of formerly distinct churches under one or more pastors.
(in Scotland) a church or congregation the active pastor of which is the colleague and successor of the emeritus pastor.