Definition of Monastery. Meaning of Monastery. Synonyms of Monastery

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Definition of Monastery

Monastery
Monastery Mon"as*te*ry, n.; pl. Monasteries. [L. monasterium, Gr. ?, fr. ? a solitary, a monk, fr. ? to be alone, live in solitude, fr. ? alone. Cf. Minister.] A house of religious retirement, or of secusion from ordinary temporal concerns, especially for monks; -- more rarely applied to such a house for females. Syn: Convent; abbey; priory. See Cloister.

Meaning of Monastery from wikipedia

- A monastery is a building or complex of buildings comprising the domestic quarters and workplaces of monastics, monks or nuns, whether living in communities...
- The Monastery: a Romance (1820) is a historical novel by Walter Scott, one of the Waverley novels. Set in the Scottish Borders in the 1550s on the eve...
- Shaolin Monastery (少林寺 Shàolínsì), also known as Shaolin Temple, is a renowned temple recognized as the birthplace of Chan Buddhism and the cradle of...
- The Voroneț Monastery is a medieval monastery in the Romanian village of Voroneț, now a part of the town Gura Humorului. It is one of the famous painted...
- The Ostrog Monastery (Serbian: Манастир Острог, romanized: Manastir Ostrog, pronounced [ǒstroɡ]) is a monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church situated...
- Saint Catherine's Monastery (Arabic: دير القدّيسة كاترين‎; Gr****: Μονὴ τῆς Ἁγίας Αἰκατερίνης), officially Sacred Autonomous Royal Monastery of Saint Katherine...
- spelled Ki, Key or Kee - pronounced like English key) is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Gelugpa sect located on top of a hill at an altitude of 4,166 metres...
- Sumela Monastery (Gr****: Μονή Παναγίας Σουμελά, Moní Panagías Soumelá; Turkish: Sümela Manastırı) is a Gr**** Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin...
- Jerónimos Monastery or Hieronymites Monastery (Portuguese: Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, IPA: [muʃˈtɐjɾu ðuʒ ʒɨˈɾɔnimuʃ]) is a former monastery of the Order...
- Gelati monastery. Church of Virgin the Blessed. Mural. Shrine in the monastery church Gelati Monastery Gelati Monastery Gelati Monastery Gelati Monastery Gelati...