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...
- Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (D) s.a. 955. Yorke, Nunneries and the Anglo-Saxon royal houses. p. 83. Yorke, Nunneries and the Anglo-Saxon royal houses. p. 115...
- attack. In going public, all hope of tempting Catherine to retire to a nunnery or otherwise stay quiet was lost. Henry sent his secretary, William Knight...
- foundations are Engelthal Abbey (1965) and Marienrode Priory (1988). Other nunneries were taken into the congregation as already existing communities. To begin...
- Cultural Revolution. It is the largest and oldest Tibetan nunnery in India. Since most of the nunneries in Tibet are no longer operational, it may be the largest...
- 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...
- began sending teachers to teach in other nunneries including to India, Bhutan, and Nepal. Ngagyur Nyingma Nunnery Jr. High School Ngagyur Nyingma Institute...
- until 1539. It was one of the most powerful nunneries in Medieval England, and one of only four nunneries to hold a barony alongside Shaftesbury, Barking...
- ultimately take Haddington. On 7 July 1548, a Scottish Parliament held at a nunnery near the town agreed to the French marriage treaty. With her marriage agreement...
- 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...
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