HyperDic: monastery

English > 1 sense of the word monastery:
NOUNartifactmonasterythe residence of a religious community
monastery > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'nahsteh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > monastery: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe residence of a religious community.
Partscell, cubiclesmall room in which a monk or nun lives
minsterAny of certain cathedrals and large churches
scriptoriumA room in a monastery that is set aside for writing or copying manuscripts
NarrowerabbeyA monastery ruled by an abbot
charterhouseA Carthusian monastery
friaryA monastery of friars
lamaseryA monastery for lamas
Broaderreligious residence, cloisterresidence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
Spanishcenobio, convento, monasterio
Catalanconvent, monestir

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