lamasery definition

  • noun:
    • A monastery of lamas.
    • A monastery for lamas in Tibet and Mongolia.
    • A monastery or convent of lamas, in Tibet, Mongolia, etc.
    • A Buddhist monastery or nunnery in Tibet or Mongolia, presided over by a chief lama, corresponding to a European abbot or abbess. Lamaseries are extremely many, and some have thousands of inmates.
    • a monastery for lamas

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