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convento

In Spanish architecture and its derivatives, a convent or monastery usually containing living quarters, workrooms, storerooms, a balcony, and patio.
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The magnificent Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, almost half a millennium old, is right across the street, a bonus for marriage-minded twosomes, according to El Convento spokesperson Neisha Martinez.
Once we enter the El Convento cave system, our temporal frame dilates, and we trace the reverse route of the ancient Taino, ascending through a forest of primeval trees to caves populated by bats and boa constrictors, seeking shade and sun in turn.
Sin embargo, el rector del colegio Jose Maria Ramirez se adelanto a ese proyectado traslado formal y se dirigio hasta el convento de donde extrajo las urnas y demas alhajas de la Virgen de piedra que alli se veneraba.
El volumen incorpora ademas tres anexos con otros tantos testimonios coincidentes hallados uno en la Real Academia de la Historia, otro en la Biblioteca Nacional, y el tercero (una carta de un fraile agustino informando del martirio de sus hermanos de orden) inserto en la Historia del Convento de San Agustin de Salamanca, que se publico en 1652.