Examples of monastery in a Sentence
Gregory Mendel worked out his concepts of genetics by doing breeding experiments using pea plants in the monastery's garden.
Recent Examples of monastery from the Web
Only 28 of the monastery’s 40 original buildings remain.
Other highlights include experiencing Imeretian and Megrelian cuisine; tasting handmade cheeses and chocolates at tiny Phoka Nunnery; touring Vardzia’s cave monastery, once home to 2,000 monks; and taking a walking tour of Pheasant’s Tears Winery.
Born in Dublin, Eamon Grennan attended boarding school at a Cistercian monastery, studied at University College, Dublin, and later earned his doctorate at Harvard.
Bora and Bhuyan were both born and raised in Assam and grew up surrounded by the traditions of the monastery.
One option is the ruins of an old monastery that sits in the northern hills and has magnificent views of the bay and the craggy rocks below.
By contrast, the colours of the illustrations are brilliant, rich purples and blues that brighten the gloom of the monastery.
But archaeologists have long been uncertain as to the location of the original monastery.
Today, cows graze among the ruins, while an animal shelter occupies an old monastery.
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Origin and Etymology of monastery
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Definition of monastery for English Language Learners
: a place where monks live and work together
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