from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a monastery or convent.
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It was while engaged on this work that death overtook him at Montech, in a religious house of which his sister was superior.
How Mrs. Jane Edgeworth could possibly have been regarded as a saint in Ireland, in the year 1641, on account of having established a religious house in Dublin, which we are expressly told was not founded till after Queen Henrietta's death, an event that occurred twenty-eight years later, is an unfathomable mystery.
Palladius, as well as monasterion, in the sense of a religious house
Gerace is a suffragan of Reggio; it has 69 parishes, and 132,300 souls; 1 religious house for men, and 3 for women.
The most famous religious house in Kilmore was St. Mary's friary in
It had formerly a conventual church, with a chantry and a religious house
And we forbid them to marry any son or daughter of theirs, or any person connected with them, to anybody in their bailly, without our special leave: Also, they shall not place them in any religious house of theirs, nor procure them any benefice of Holy Church nor any property whatever.