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double monastery

noun
1.
a religious community of both men and women who live in separate establishments under the same superior and who worship in a common church.
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  • We have only indirect evidence that Arles was a double monastery.

    Early Double Monasteries Constance Stoney
  • On the other hand, the double monastery seems always to have flourished wherever the fervour of the Irish missionaries penetrated.

    Early Double Monasteries Constance Stoney
  • It is here, then, that another brother and sister figure as the founders of a double monastery.

    Early Double Monasteries Constance Stoney
  • In Wessex the double monastery of Wimborne was the most important of its time, and most famed for its literary activity.

    Early Double Monasteries Constance Stoney

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