Synonyms of 'convent'
The convent, which belongs to the West as it does to the East, to antiquity as it does to the present time, to Buddhism and Muhammadanism as it does to Christianity, is one of the optical devices whereby man gains a glimpse of infinity– Les Misérables]
I like convents, but I wish they would not admit anyone under the age of fifty
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Thesaurus for convent from the Collins English Thesaurus
A convent is a building in which a community of nuns live .