cloistered cloistered  /ˈklɔ ɪ stərd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
  2. (adj) providing privacy or seclusion

News

  1. Cloistered nun dies after serving for 86 years

    By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com A Spanish nun who was believed to hold the world record for longest-serving cloistered nun has died at the age of 105.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Cloistered Nun: 86 Years Of Monastery Living A World Record

    A cloistered nun with 86 years of service to her monastery has died. The AP reports that Sister Teresita Barajuen has died at the age of 105. She is believed to hold the world record for years of being cloistered
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WebProNews

  3. Cloistered nun said to hold record of 86 years in monastery dies in Spain

    Cloistered nun said to hold record of 86 years in monastery dies in Spain
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "History shows us that during the 10 years they ran the Statehouse, they did none of this," Codey said. "Now all of a sudden they want to be reformers? That's like saying Britney Spears is tired of partying and wants to be a cloistered nun."
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Richard J Codey Source: New Brunswick Home News Tribune

  2. "It's such a cloistered family," Mendelsohn says. "They're so tight it's almost unbearable in a lot of ways. They're so ruled over by the Smurf character [Weaver] and the Pope character. You just want to find a way of making that very...
    on May 17, 2010 By: Ben Mendelsohn Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. At the conclusion of his homily, Benedict XVI asked the "cloistered monasteries and religious communities in Africa and spread all over the world, parishes and movements, the sick and suffering" to accompany with prayer the work of the Synod...
    on Oct 4, 2009 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: AsiaNews.it

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