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Catalina de Erauso escaped a convent at age 15 and began dressing as a man, which is when her adventure began.Best of OZY: Badass Women of History|Sean Culligan|May 28, 2021|Ozy
Second and subsequent daughters were more likely than eldest daughters to end up in the convent.Does Birth Order Really Determine Personality? Here's What the Research Says|Lynn Berger|April 13, 2021|Time
“So we see this spread from convent to convent before it gets to Guanajuato, where it’s made exclusively from goat’s milk” thanks to the prolific production in that region, Gomez-Rejón says.Learn to make cajeta, a Mexican confection with multilayered sweetness and history|Adriana Velez|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
Itsi was an entrepreneurial thespian who created what was arguably the first live-action haunted house, a place called Blood Manor in an abandoned convent.Put on a frightful face: This former CNN makeup artist got his start in horror|John Kelly|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
There’s a study that’s been running for a few decades with nuns who’ve lived in a convent their whole lives and agreed to donate their brains upon their death.Your Brain Makes You a Different Person Every Day - Issue 91: The Amazing Brain|Steve Paulson|October 14, 2020|Nautilus
The convent, obviously, but also the court—and even her unrequited longing for the elusive lady of her sonnets.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Venetian police force is headquartered in the former convent, Santa Zaccaria, another site that has seen more exciting days.The Venetian Nuns Who Ditched Their Habits for High Fashion|Liza Foreman|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His memoirs led Campagnol to a convent at the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli on Murano, where Mr. Casanova had a lover.The Venetian Nuns Who Ditched Their Habits for High Fashion|Liza Foreman|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the story goes, many Venetian nuns were noble women forced into the convent to save their families from bankruptcy.The Venetian Nuns Who Ditched Their Habits for High Fashion|Liza Foreman|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pulcini had locked the front door of the convent, but now he found it open.Catholic Nuns Aiding Africa's Battered Wives Are Raped and Murdered|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the whole day there was an incessant fusillade, the rebelsʼ chief stronghold being the Recoleto Convent.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
They buried her body in the Recollect convent, with the greatest pomp possible.
There were five men and three women in the circus troupe, and among the four nuns was the grave reverend mother of a convent.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
With them she spent a year, in a seclusion from the world almost as entire as that which she found in the solitude of the convent.
Her reception at the convent, where she was already held in such high esteem, was cordial in the extreme.
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Cultural definitions for convent
A community of people in a religious order, especially nuns.