• Monastery

    Pronunciation

    • RP IPA: /ˈmɒnəstɹi/
    • US IPA: /ˈmɑːnəstɛɹi/

    Origin

    From Latin monastērium, from Ancient Greek μοναστήριον (monasterion, "hermit's cell"), from μόνος (monos, "alone").

    Full definition of monastery

    Noun

    monastery

    (plural monasteries)
    1. Place of residence for members of a religious community (especially monks).

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