Definition of Monasteries

1. Noun. (plural of monastery) ¹



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Definition of Monasteries

1. monastery [n] - See also: monastery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monasteries

monarchized
monarchizer
monarchizers
monarchizes
monarchizing
monarchs
monarchy
monardas
monarthric
monarthritis
monarticular
monas
monases
monaster
monasteries (current term)
monastery
monasterylike
monastic
monastic habit
monastic order
monastical
monastically
monasticism
monasticisms
monastick
monasticon
monasticons
monastics
monastrol

Literary usage of Monasteries

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The other monasteries, one after another, adopted them, ... The Byzantine monasteries furnish a long line of historians who were also monks: John Malalas, ..."

2. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead (1905)
"The larger monasteries dissolved. Was the suppression of the monasteries justifiable? were the most obstinate opponents of his Ecclesiastical policy. ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Monks at Meteora: the monasteries of Thessa- ly. E. Perkins. II. Nat. Geog. ... See alna monasteries; Monks. Moncrieff, George Kenneth Scott-. ..."

4. Greece: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1894)
"The Metropolis, one of the oldest churches in Greece, with an ambo occupying nearly the whole of the nave, deserves a visit. The *monasteries of ..."

5. A Text-Book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"Schools in the monasteries. — Aside from the training of novices, wholly religious, and this provision for reading, there is no mention direct or indirect ..."

6. A Text-book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"Schools in the monasteries. — Aside from the training of novices, wholly religious, and this provision for reading, there is no mention direct or indirect ..."

7. Select Documents of English Constitutional History by George Burton Adams, Henry Morse Stephens (1906)
"Act for the Dissolution of the Greater monasteries (1539. 31 Henry VIII. c. 13. 3 5. X. 733. The whole act reprinted in G. and H. 281-303. ..."

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