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Meaning of “monastery” - Learner’s Dictionary

monastery

noun [C]     /ˈmɒnəstəri/
a building where men live as a religious groupMonks and nunsReligious buildings and places
Translations of “monastery”
in Arabic دَيْر…
in Korean 수도원…
in Malaysian biara…
in French monastère…
in Turkish manastır…
in Italian monastero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 修道院, 寺院, 隱修院…
in Russian монастырь…
in Polish klasztor…
in Vietnamese tu viện…
in Spanish monasterio…
in Portuguese mosteiro…
in Thai วัด…
in German das Kloster…
in Catalan monestir…
in Japanese (男性の)修道院…
in Indonesian biara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 修道院, 寺院…
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