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The complex features four churches, a dining hall, a gavit and a refectory and is the starting point for several hiking trails.
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Origin and Etymology of refectory
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
REFECTORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of refectory for English Language Learners
: a large room where meals are served at a place (such as a seminary or monastery) where many people live
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