monastery

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monastery

the residence of a religious community, esp of monks, living in seclusion from secular society and bound by religious vows

monastery

A building complex of a monastic order.
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A HISTORICAL talk on the last days of Yorkshire's medieval monastries will be held at the Catholic Hall, Thirsk Road, Northallerton, tomorrow.
She ruled in turn in three monastries, Wearmouth, Hartlepool and finally Whitby, where she hosted the Synod of Whitby in 664.
The Athos peninsula is split into two - Secular Athos, where anyone can go, and the famous Athos Monastries, which, in effect, is an autonomous religious state.
For instance, to attract Far-East countries people who are mostly Buddhists, we can show them a lot of Buddhist Stuppas, monastries and the temples of Taxila in our northern parts of Pakistan.