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La Trappe

[la trap] /la ˈtrap/
noun
1.
an abbey in Normandy, France, at which the Trappist order was founded.

Trappe, La

[French la trap] /French la ˈtrap/
noun
1.
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  • So on the whole the prior looks after soul and body at La Trappe.

    En Route

    J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • At La Trappe, I will defy you to reason in this way, and not to become humble.

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    J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • He was not easy till the day the priest handed him the answer from La Trappe.

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    J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • Presently she said: “Did you recognize me afterward at La Trappe?”

    The Maids of Paradise

    Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  • Everything but La Trappe was unutterably antagonistic to her.

  • But it has been stated that near the convent are the monks of La Trappe.

  • God has not seen fit to make me like the founder of La Trappe.

    Francezka Molly Elliot Seawell
  • He was interned at La Trappe, then driven out of the priesthood, excommunicated by Rome.

    L-bas J. K. Huysmans
  • To be an oblate at La Trappe is the same thing as remaining at Chartres!

    The Cathedral Joris-Karl Huysmans
  • What sort of a verdict would the shrewdest gipsy pass upon the monk of La Trappe?

    How to Observe Harriet Martineau
British Dictionary definitions for La Trappe

La Trappe

/French la trap/
noun
1.
a monastery in NW France, in the village of Soligny-la-Trappe northeast of Alençon: founded in about 1140, site of the Trappist reform of Cistercian order in 1664
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