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English definition of “monastery”


noun [C]     /ˈmɒn.ə.stri/ US  /ˈmɑː.nə.ster.i/
a building in which monks live and worship → Compare convent, nunneryMonks and nunsReligious buildings and places
(Definition of monastery noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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