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minster

Brit any of certain cathedrals and large churches, usually originally connected to a monastery

minster

A monastic church; since many English cathedrals were originally associated with monasteries, the term applies to them by extension.
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A total of PS80,000 has to be raised to provide the minster with a new sound system to replace one that has been in use for more than 20 years.
I would like to thank all my well wishers for all the nice messages they sent me," the minster tweeted few days after treatment.
The move by the minster was welcomed by many users of the social networking websites.
Evidence characteristic of minsters is divided into three categories within which each characteristic is given a weighted score.
There is much to recommend this book which, despite some frustrating omissions and occasional dense argument, opens new horizons in the debate about the origins of minsters and provides a thorough and generally admirable template for future work.
Minster churches in the Dorset landscape (British Archaeological Reports British series 304).