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cloister (s) (noun), cloisters (pl)
1. A covered walk with an open colonnade on one side, running along the walls of buildings that face a quadrangle: "The royal family lived for generations in a cloister and enjoyed their enclosed gardens that are surrounded by covered walkways."
2. A place; especially, a monastery or a convent that is devoted to religious seclusion: "She spent most of her life in a cloister as a nun."
cloister (verb), cloisters; cloistered; cloistering
1. To surround with a cloister, as of a garden: "The family moved to a new residence that was cloistered with beautiful gardens."
2. To seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister: "Just about every working day, she was cloistering herself in her office because she had so much work to do."
cloister, closure, cloture,
cloister (KLOI stuhr) (noun)
A place, especially a monastery or convent, devoted to religious seclusion: After her husband was killed, Roxanna chose to live in a cloister with the nuns.
closure (KLOH zhuhr) (noun)
1. A feeling of finality or resolution; especially, after a traumatic experience: Geneva decided to visit the scene of the accident again in an attempt to bring closure to her grief.
2. A bringing to an end; a conclusion: The speaker announced that after one more question, he would bring closure to the meeting.
cloture (KLOH chuhr) (noun)
A parliamentary procedure by which debate is ended and an immediate vote is taken on the matter under discussion: The senator rose to present a motion of cloture, thus bringing the discussion to a vote.

The motion of cloture was approved and the next item of business for the council was the closure of a city landmark which was a former cloister built in the previous century.

(Latin: a hall; a vestibule; a lobby; monastic cloister, of Germanic origin)