convent

[ kon-vent, -vuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF convent
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONVENT

"Grandma Loekermann did it at the convent, ages ago," she told him.

No, brother; I will put her in a convent, since she has rebelled against me.

Either you will marry this gentleman or you will go into a convent.

The last scene of the second act is in the gardens of the Convent of Virgins of the Sun.

The manufactories, one and all, are inaccessible as the interior of a Carmelite convent.

Esm O'Brien is in a convent school not thirty miles from there.

She has fled to the convent to be true to Fonseca; she must fly from the convent to bless the prince.

I will get Sister Catharine from the convent to come and take my place at once.

Doctor Macgowan had often wished that he could have all his nurses from the convent.

But she would not be shut up in a convent—no, not by fifty aunts and a hundred step-fathers!

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONVENT

abbey

nounbuilding that houses monks, nuns, or priests; church
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