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/ˈkänˌvent/,
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convents, plural;
  1. A Christian community under monastic vows, esp. one of nuns

  2. A school, esp. one for girls, attached to and run by such a community

  3. The building or buildings occupied by such a community


  1. a religious residence especially for nuns
  2. a community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together
  3. A convent is either a community of priests, religious brothers, religious sisters, or nuns, or the building used by the community, particularly in the Roman Catholic Church and in the Anglican Communion. ...
  4. Emilie Autumn (born September 22, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and violinist who is best known for her wide range of musical styles and her usage of theatrics.
  5. Convent Station is a New Jersey Transit rail station on the Morristown Line. It is located on the grounds of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Convent Station, Morris Township.
  6. The Convent (O Convento) is a film by Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira, starring Catherine Deneuve and John Malkovich and based on the novel As Terras Do Risco by Agustina Bessa-Luís. It was entered into the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.
  7. The Convent has been the official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728. It was originally a convent of Franciscan friars, hence its name, and was completed in 1531.
  8. The Monastery is a reality television series originally made in the United Kingdom in 2005. The format involves a number of individuals, who are not necessarily religious, spending a period of time in a place of religious retreat. ...
  9. Berkeley Student Cooperative (BSC) (formerly known as University Students' Cooperative Association or the USCA) is a student housing cooperative serving primarily the University of California, Berkeley but open to any full-time post-secondary student. ...
  10. (Conventing) Convenience is anything that is intended to save resources (time, energy) or frustration. A convenience store at a petrol station, for example, sells items that have nothing to do with gasoline/petrol, but it saves the consumer from having to go to a grocery store. ...
  11. A religious community whose members, (especially nuns) live under strict observation of religious rules and self-imposed vows; The buildings and pertaining surroundings in which such a community lives; A gathering of people lasting several days which come from different regions of a country or ...
  12. (convented) Brought together, convened
  13. (Convents) Alton, Bermondsey, Birmingham, Cheadle, Edge Hill, Gorey, Nottingham, Parsonstown, Stoke-upon-Trent, Tagoat.
  14. To dream of seeking refuge in a convent, denotes that your future will be signally free from care and enemies, unless on entering the building you encounter a priest. If so, you will seek often and in vain for relief from worldly cares and mind worry. ...
  15. an enclosed and regulated monastic institution
  16. Convent is the name customarily given to the home of a community of sisters.
  17. In common usage, the term refers to a house of women religious.
  18. A community of nuns usually gathered in a building or buildings where they live and perform ascetic duties in service of the Catholic Church.
  19. Refers to a house where a community of Religious Sisters live together.
  20. a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the vice of idleness.
  21. i.e., convent school; a boarding school for girls run by Catholic nuns.
  22. a disciplined spiritual residential community for women; similar to a monastery.
  23. a building or community of religious, especially nuns, who share one or more vows and live under the guidance of a superior. from a Latin word meaning "that which is assembled."
  24. A nunnery. A community of nuns who are governed by a superior.
  25. a monastic community of men or women