noun, plural mon·as·ter·ies.
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Origin of monastery
OTHER WORDS FROM monasterymon·as·te·ri·al [mon-uh-steer-ee-uhl], /ˌmɒn əˈstɪər i əl/, adjective
Words nearby monastery
Example sentences from the Web for monastery
I wonder if you've come across this and have any thoughts, or if I should just move to a monastery and be silent for the rest of my life.Carolyn Hax: Her heart isn’t hurtful, but her voice can sound like it is|Carolyn Hax|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
Historians have long known that medieval monasteries and universities hosted many deep thinkers engaged in sophisticated intellectual enterprises.‘The Light Ages’ illuminates the science of the so-called Dark Ages|Tom Siegfried|January 8, 2021|Science News
It’s a race to build roads, cities, monasteries, and more, with a game-time of around 30 to 45 minutes.
A Spaniard by birth, Victor Serna left home shy of his 14th birthday and entered the monastery to become a Marist brother.
In 2008, his monastery was in desperate need of funds and Vreeland decided to lend a hand with his first photography exhibition.
Opposite is a red-brick monastery leaning like an ocean liner in the snow.
On Sunday Than Dar held the last of the funeral rites for her husband with a food donation ceremony at a monastery.Hope and Change? Burma Kills a Journalist Before Obama Arrives|Joshua Carroll|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he emerged from the Zen monastery on Mount Baldy, his enlightenment was followed with an all too worldly disaster.
In this place was a famous monastery, or temple, which would be an object of much interest and wonder to Yung Pak.
Passing through the gate, our friends found themselves at once in the midst of the Chang-an-sa monastery buildings.
It would be impossible to tell in detail about all the strange things Yung Pak saw at this monastery.
He made his way to Ireland, landed in his own province, and went to a monastery to hear mass.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
To his right and far away lay a village, monastery buildings, a tall bare tower—St. Julien—very small; he must have travelled far.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis