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convent (s) (noun), convents (pl)
1. A company of men or women living together in the discipline of a religious order and under one superior: A convent can be a body of monks, friars, or nuns forming one local community.

A convent can also be applied to a Buddhist or other non-Christian monastic institution.
2. A building where a group of nuns live and work; abbey: Mary's aunt was a sister who had her home in an old convent that was covered with ivy and had a wonderful garden with very old trees.

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