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monastery

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɒn.ə.stri/  us   /ˈmɑː.nə.ster.i/
a building in which monks live and worship
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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