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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A monastery or convent. Also: A covered arched passage around a court.

Usage examples (36)
  • The cloister surrounded the courtyard and the fountain.
  • Her design style was said to be greatly influenced by the days in cloister:
  • The cloister is the place where community happens.
  • But the life of a cloister is a life of many, many long years. for more
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