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noun (pl=monasteries)
  1. Place of residence for members of a religious community (especially monk, monks).
Translations: 
  • Dutch: klooster
  • French: monastère
  • German: Kloster
  • Italian: monastero
  • Spanish: monasterio
Etymology: From Latin monasterium, monastery, from monachus, monk, from Greek monachos, single or alone, + suffix -erium indicating a room or place.


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