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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A community of persons, especially monks, bound by vows to a religious life and often living in partial or complete seclusion.
  • n. The dwelling place of such a community.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. Place of residence for members of a religious community (especially monks).
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A house of religious retirement, or of secusion from ordinary temporal concerns, especially for monks; -- more rarely applied to such a house for females.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A house or other place of residence occupied in common by persons seeking religious seclusion from the world: commonly applied to such a house exclusively used by monks.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. the residence of a religious community
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    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    charterhouse    friary    lamasery    abbey   
    Words with the same meaning
    convent    priory    cloister    abbey    charterhouse    borzery    lamasery    vihara    monkery    cell   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    convent    abbey    cathedral    temple    fortress    cloister    church    mansion    mosque    university