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n. Chiefly British
1. A monastery church.
2. A large church, especially a collegiate church or a cathedral.
[Middle English, from Old English mynster, from Vulgar Latin *monistērium, from Late Latin monastērium, monastery; see monastery.]
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) Brit any of certain cathedrals and large churches, usually originally connected to a monastery
[Old English mynster, probably from Vulgar Latin monisterium (unattested), variant of Church Latin monastērium monastery]
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any of certain large or important churches.
[before 900; Old English mynster (c. German Münster) « Late Latin monastērium monastery]
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A loose term given to a number of medieval English cathedrals and major churches. It originally implied a monastery and monastic church.
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|Noun||1.||minster - any of certain cathedrals and large churches; originally connected to a monastery|
cathedral - any large and important church
monastery - the residence of a religious community
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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n → Münster nt
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minster[ˈmɪnstəʳ] n (Brit) → cattedrale f (annessa a monastero)
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