A covered walk with an open colonnade on one side, running along the walls of buildings that face a quadrangle.
A brotherhood of friars
A homelike facility to provide supportive care for terminally ill patients
In Tibetan Buddhism, a monastery presided over by a lama.
A diplomatic officer sent to a foreign nation to represent his or her government, usually ranking below an ambassador
A monastic officer in charge of a priory or ranking next below the abbot of an abbey.
A residential institution for the care of the aged, mentally ill, etc.
The definition of a sanctuary is a place of refuge or rest, a place where you can feel at peace or the holiest part of a temple or a church.
Find another word for monastery. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for monastery, like: religious community, abbey, cloister, convent, friary, hospice, lamasery, minister, nunnery, prior and retreat.