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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioress.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A monastery or convent governed by a prior or prioress.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A religious house presided over by a prior or prioress; -- sometimes an offshoot of, an subordinate to, an abbey, and called also cell, and obedience. See cell, 2.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A religions house next in dignity below an abbey, and often, but not necessarily, dependent upon an abbey. Its superior is called a prior or prioress.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. religious residence in a monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioress
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    cell    obedience   
    Words with the same meaning
    cloister    convent   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    diary    fiery    friary   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    abbey    nunnery    lay brother    monastery    Carmelite    cathedral    chateau    basilica    refectory    minster