Part of speech: noun

A college half year; about five months.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "semester":

  1. The students of the present semester number fifteen hundred. - "Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror", Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows.
  2. Moreover I tried out in a class of fourth semester German all poems that seemed to offer special difficulties and have made use of the experience thus acquired. - "A Book Of German Lyrics", Various.
  3. Then she did not see quite clearly where so many students, enough to fill a nine- room apartment, were suddenly to come from after the beginning of the summer semester, since all had secured quarters already. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.