Definition of “cloister” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “cloister” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“cloister” in American English

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cloisternoun [ C ]

us /ˈklɔɪ·stər/

a covered passage around esp. a square open space within a religious building, or the space such a passage goes around

(Definition of “cloister” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)