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See definition of priory on Dictionary.com
  • as inabbey
  • as incloister
  • as inmonastery
  • as innunnery

synonyms for priory

  • nunnery
  • cloister
  • convent
  • friary
  • ministry
  • monastery
  • temple
  • nunnery
  • abbey
  • cell
  • convent
  • friary
  • hermitage
  • house
  • lamasery
  • monastery
  • order
  • retreat
  • sanctuary
  • chapter house
  • priorate
  • religious community
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How to use priory in a sentence

“Restoration” was begun at first under the direction of Mr. Ferrey, who also restored Christchurch Priory.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
The next morning she was found dead among the stakes of a mill dam on the stream called the Priory River.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
His luggage was following in a hand-cart, and he was taking the short cut through the Priory gardens.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Ten years afterwards—1133—Henry founded the see of Carlisle, and the priory church became the cathedral.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
There is no reason for doubting that the various buildings were handed over in good order at the dissolution of the priory.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
The great fire in 1292 caused great destruction to the priory buildings.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
"We're rather fond of fads at The Priory," explained Winnie.
THE NICEST GIRL IN THE SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
After a pause she went on, "You know the Priory very well, I guess?"
STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOWBRET HARTE
Relieved for a moment she turned and hurried on towards the Priory.
STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOWBRET HARTE
Another tradition is, that a subterraneous passage once led from the hermitage to the priory, near the site of the present church.
NOTES AND QUERIES FOR WORCESTERSHIREJOHN NOAKE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIORY

  • cloister
  • convent
  • friary
  • ministry
  • monastery
  • nunnery
  • priory
  • temple
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.