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Noun: convent  'kón,vent or kón-vunt [N. Amer], kón-vunt [Brit]
  1. A religious residence especially for nuns
  2. A community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together

Derived forms: convents

Type of: cloister, community, religious residence

Part of: religious order, religious sect, sect

Encyclopedia: Convent, Louisiana