Definition of Nunneries. Meaning of Nunneries. Synonyms of Nunneries

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Definition of Nunneries

Nunneries
Nunnery Nun"ner*y, n.; pl. Nunneries. [OE. nonnerie, OF. nonerie, F. nonnerie, fr. nonne nun, L. nonna. See Nun.] A house in which nuns reside; a cloister or convent in which women reside for life, under religious vows. See Cloister, and Convent.

Meaning of Nunneries from wikipedia

- who spent much of their time travelling. Technically, a “monastery" or "nunnery" is a community of monastics, whereas a "friary" or "convent" is a community...
- Cistercian nuns are female members of the Cistercian Order, a religious order belonging to the Roman Catholic branch of the Catholic Church. The first...
- Paul Lee, Nunneries, Learning and Spirituality in Late Medieval English Society: the Dominican Priory of Dartford, p. 135. Paul Lee, Nunneries, Learning...
- first prioress. This was one of the two Augustinian nunneries in Scotland, St. Leonards Nunnery located at Perth being the other. In the Abbey museum...
- including four nunneries, which are all located in the foot hills above Lhasa. The nunneries established are the Chupzang Nunnery, the Garu Nunnery, the Negodong...
- Garu Nunnery is a historical hermitage, belonging to Sera Monastery. It is located north of Lhasa, Lhasa Prefecture, in the Tibet region of China. The...
- activism and humanitarian work. They also occupy leadership roles in their nunneries, performing basic trades and management skills that have long been banned...
- Grimsby Nunnery was a nunnery in Lincolnshire, England....
- teachings of the Shugseb Kagyu. The nunnery still exists in Tibet today, and in fact is one of its most active nunneries. Allione, Tsultrim (2000-11-25)....
- Döbling Carmelite Nunnery...
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