A community, especially of nuns, bound by vows to a religious life under a superior.
Life in a monastery or convent.
Public divine worship in a church; a religious service:
A monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioress.
A community of persons, especially monks, bound by vows to a religious life and often living in partial or complete seclusion.
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