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Definition of Monastery


  1. A house of religious retirement, or of secusion from ordinary temporal concerns, especially for monks; -- more rarely applied to such a house for females.
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Monastery Translations

monastery in Dutch is klooster, mannenklooster
monastery in French is couvent, conventuelle
monastery in German is Kloster
monastery in Hungarian is kolostor
monastery in Italian is convento
monastery in Latin is monasterium, abbatia
monastery in Spanish is convento, monasterio
monastery in Swedish is kloster, munkkloster