, once a general term synonymous with
, is now usually restricted to such a place for women (nuns), formerly called a
, in this comparison, is the general term for a place of religious seclusion, for either men or women, and emphasizes in connotation retirement from the world
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The cloister and monastic buildings lie to the south side of the church.
He was defeated, blinded and sent back to die in the cloister of Sahagun.
The other half he spent in "Bogucharovo Cloister," as his father called Prince Andrew's estate.
On the western side of the cloister is another two-story building (N).
The final judgment found no proof of heresy, but compelled him to abjure sixteen errors, rather extorted than extracted from his writings, suspended him from his see for five years, and secluded him to the Dominican cloister of Sta Maria sopra Minerva.