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convent

con·vent

convent

 
pronunciation:
kan vent [or] kan vnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a society of persons, usu. nuns, devoted to a religious life with the guidance of a superior.
synonyms:
nuns, sisterhood
definition 2: the buildings occupied by such a society; nunnery.
synonyms:
nunnery
similar words:
abbey, cloister, priory
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