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  Definition of Cloister
  1. a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)
  2. residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
  3. seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister; "She cloistered herself in the office"
  4. surround with a cloister, as of a garden
Similar Words: religious residence

 

Hyponyms: convent, monastery, priory

 

Derivational Morphology: religious residence

 

 
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