noun, plural claus·tra [klaw-struh, klou-] /ˈklɔ strə, ˈklaʊ-/. Anatomy.
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It is hardly so consistent with the national ideas and traditions as the claustra.
Fig. 156 gives the claustra in detail, in elevation, in plan, and in perspective.
Ibi enim eius prudentia construxit mœnia quadrata, turrita mole surgentia; claustra excipiendis adventantibus mirè opportuna.Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)