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Definition of Monastery
MonasteryMonastery 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
of buildings comprising
the domestic quarters
of monastics, monks
or nuns, whether living
- The Monastery
: a Romance
(1820) is a historical novel
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
Temple, is a renowned temple recognized
as the birthplace
of Chan Buddhism
and the cradle
- 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
- The Ostrog Monastery
(Serbian: Манастир Острог, romanized: Manastir Ostrog, pronounced [ǒstroɡ]) is a monastery
of the Serbian Orthodox Church
(Arabic: دير القدّيسة كاترين; Gr****: Μονὴ τῆς Ἁγίας Αἰκατερίνης), officially Sacred Autonomous Royal Monastery
Ki, Key or Kee - pronounced
key) is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery
of the Gelugpa
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
dos Jerónimos, IPA: [muʃˈtɐjɾu ðuʒ ʒɨˈɾɔnimuʃ]) is a former monastery
of the Order...
- Gelati monastery
the Blessed. Mural. Shrine
in the monastery church Gelati Monastery Gelati Monastery Gelati Monastery Gelati Monastery
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