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pri·or·y

 (prī′ə-rē)
n. pl. pri·or·ies
A monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioress.
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priory

(ˈpraɪərɪ)
n, pl -ories
(Roman Catholic Church) a religious house governed by a prior, sometimes being subordinate to an abbey
[C13: from Medieval Latin priōria; see prior2]
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pri•o•ry

(ˈpraɪ ə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
a religious house governed by a prior or prioress, often dependent upon an abbey.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Medieval Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.priory - religious residence in a monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioresspriory - religious residence in a monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioress
cloister, religious residence - residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
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priory

noun monastery, abbey, convent, cloister, nunnery, religious house Lindisfarne priory on Holy Island
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Translations
دَيْر راهِبات
převorství
kloster
rendház
klaustur

priory

[ˈpraɪərɪ] Npriorato m
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priory

[ˈpraɪəri] nprieuré m
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priory

nPriorat nt; (in church names) → ˜ Münster nt
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priory

[ˈpraɪərɪ] npriorato
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prior2

(ˈpraiə) feminine ˈprioress noun
the head of a priory.
ˈprioryplural ˈpriories noun
a building in which a community of monks or nuns live.
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