nunnery definition

  • noun:
    • A convent of nuns.
    • a spot of residence for nuns; a convent
    • (outdated) a brothel
    • a residence which nuns reside; a cloister or convent for which ladies reside forever, under spiritual vows. See cloister, and convent.
    • the convent of a residential area of nuns
  • others:
    • A convent or cloister the exclusive usage of nuns.
    • Nuns collectively, or even the establishment or system of conventual life for females.
    • A name sometimes directed at the triforium of a medieval chapel, since in a few churches this gallery was set apart for the usage of nuns attending them.

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