noun, plural nunneries.
a building or group of buildings for nuns; convent.

1225–75; Middle English nonnerie. See nun1, -ery Unabridged
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nunnery (ˈnʌnərɪ)
n , pl -neries
the convent or religious house of a community of nuns

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And although she left the nunnery she never lost her incredible faith.
The building is located in a sixteen-lot area now occupied by a former nunnery, a church and a public parking lot.
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