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nunnery


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Nunnery  \Nun"ner*y\,  n.;  pl  {Nunneries}.  [OE.  nonnerie  OF 
  nonerie  F.  nonnerie  fr  nonne  nun,  L.  nonna.  See  {Nun}.] 
  A  house  in  which  nuns  reside;  a  cloister  or  convent  in  which 
  women  reside  for  life,  under  religious  vows.  See  {Cloister}, 
  and  {Convent}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  nunnery 
  n  :  the  convent  of  a  community  of  nuns 




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