monastery noun

ADJ. great the great monstery of St-Quentin | medieval, old | ruined | Benedictine, Dominican, etc. | Buddhist

VERB + MONASTERY enter, go into (= become a monk) He entered a monastery as a young man. | found The monastery was founded in 1665.

MONASTERY + NOUN building, church

PREP. at a/the ~ You can stay at the monastery. | in a/the ~ He lived in a monastery for most of his life.