the building or group of buildings where a community of monks livesHe spent a year in a Buddhist monastery.
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in the sense of convent
a community of nunsShe entered a Carmelite convent at the age of 21.
in the sense of nunnery
a conventIn monasteries and nunneries, prayers are being offered for him.
monastery 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge