\tˈɜːmz], \tˈɜːmz], \t_ˈɜː_m_z]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
Conditions, as in a contract or agreement; in law, four sections of the year during which the particular business in the superior law courts is transacted, viz.-Hilary, begins 11th and ends 31st January; Easter, begins 15th April, ends 8th May; Trinity, begins 22d May, ends 12th June; Michaelmas, begins 2d and ends 25th November;-the University terms are Lent, Easter, Trinity, and Michaelmas; to bring to terms, to cause to submit or agree; to make terms, to come to an agreement.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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- Oberlin, Ohio, 1833 as the "Collegiate Institute," but changed name in 1850. It founded by Congregationalists. Its theological department was opened 1835.