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- monastery: see monk
- monastery (n.)
- c. 1400, from Old French monastere "monastery" (14c.) and directly from Late Latin monasterium, from Ecclesiastical Greek monasterion "a monastery," from monazein "to live alone," from monos "alone" (see mono-). With suffix -terion "place for (doing something)." Originally applied to houses of any religious order, male or female.
- 1. In 1857 Mendel started experimenting with peas in his monastery garden.
- 2. The privations of monastery life were evident in his appearance.
- 3. The monastery is in a remote mountain pass.
- 4. The monastery has taken in 26 refugees.
- 5. They found an icon in the monastery.
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