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What is a college?

What is a college? Here are some definitions.

Noun
  1. (obsolete) A corporate group; a group of colleagues.
  2. (in some proper nouns) A group sharing common purposes or goals.
  3. (politics) An electoral college.
  4. An academic institution. [From 1560s.]
  5. A specialized division of a university.
  6. (chiefly US) An institution of higher education teaching undergraduates.
  7. (attributively, chiefly US) Attendance at an institution of higher education.
  8. (Canada, Israel) A postsecondary institution that offers vocational training and/or associate's degrees.
  9. (chiefly Britain) A non-specialized, semi-autonomous division of a university, with its own faculty, departments, library, etc.
  10. (Britain) An institution of further education at an intermediate level; sixth form.
  11. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa) A high school or secondary school.
  12. (Australia) A private (non-government) primary or high school.
  13. (Australia) A residential hall associated with a university, possibly having its own tutors.
  14. (in Chile) A bilingual school.
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