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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A religious residence especially for nuns; A community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together.

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  • This convent is also very large, but not so immense as that of San Francisco.
  • The Santo Domingo convent is spectacular, it is being repainted an it is something to see.
  • The convent is rich; each novice at her entrance pays five thousand dollars into the common stock.
  • This 16th century former convent is a grand property, meticulously restored, yet retaining all its former grace. for more
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