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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A monastery for certain religious figures.

Usage examples (36)
  • The matter of discipline in the lamasery is a serious one.
  • I may say in passing that the lamasery is rightly located by Mr.W. W. Rockhill in his "Land of the Lamas" and that Capt.
  • The office in the Kumbum lamasery is held for varying periods of time, depending partly on the incumbent's efficiency, but more perhaps on the number of his influential...
  • Our life in the lamasery was a busy one. for more
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