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fri·ar·y

 (frī′ə-rē)
n. pl. fri·ar·ies
A monastery of friars.

friary

(ˈfraɪərɪ)
n, pl -aries
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a convent or house of friars

fri•ar•y

(ˈfraɪ ə ri)

n., pl. -ar•ies.
a monastery of friars.
[1300–50; Middle English frari < Anglo-French, Old French frairie, frarie; see friar, -y3]

Friary

 a convent or brotherhood of friars, 1538.
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Noun1.friary - a monastery of friarsfriary - a monastery of friars    
monastery - the residence of a religious community
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friary

[ˈfraɪərɪ] Nmonasterio m

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Dominican friars were sent around the world to establish their religious order and arrived in the UK in 1221 where they set about building monasteries and friaries.
There are only five friaries left in Great Britain.