Definition of Cenobites

1. Noun. (plural of cenobite) ¹



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Definition of Cenobites

1. cenobite [n] - See also: cenobite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cenobites

cemeterylike
cemitare
cemitares
cen-
cenacle
cenacles
cenancestor
cenatory
cendol
cendre
cenesthesia
cenesthesic
cenesthopathy
ceno-
cenobite
cenobites (current term)
cenobitic
cenobitical
cenobitism
cenocyte
cenocytic
cenogenesis
cenogenetic
cenogram
cenosite
cenospecies
cenosphere
cenospheres
cenotaph

Literary usage of Cenobites

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1. A Short History of Monks and Monastries by Alfred Wesley Wishart (1902)
"The cenobites of the East We cannot linger with these hermits. I pass now to the cenobitic* life. We go back in years and return to Egypt. ..."

2. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne, Ramsay Weston Rhipps (1892)
"Bonaparte's departure for Suez—Crossing the desert—Passage of the Red Sea—The fountain of Moses—The cenobites of Mount Sinai—Danger in recrossing the Bed ..."

3. The Fathers of the Desert by Henry Ruffner (1850)
"BASIL AND HIS cenobites. AFTER Antony in Egypt and Hilarion in Palestine began to collect societies of monks, monachism spread like wild-fire among all the ..."

4. Thaïs: An Opera in Three Acts and Seven Scenes by Jules Massenet, Louis Gallet, Anatole France (1907)
"Twelve cenobites and old Palemon are seated at a long table. ... THE cenobites (almost in a murmur) That the black demons of the abyss —leave clear our path ..."

5. History of Ancient Civilization by Charles Seignobos, James Alton James (1906)
"The cenobites—The solitaries who lived in the same desert drew together and adopted a common life for the practice of their austerities. ..."

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