convent convent  /ˈkɑn vənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a religious residence especially for nuns
  2. (n) a community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together

Usage(s):

  1. One convent is hurriedly raising funds for a new building to house the inflow, and at another a rush of new blood has lowered the median age of its 225 sisters to 36.
  2. Given the aging population of the convent, they knew that a significant proportion of the nuns would have the disease.
  3. Vision Vocation Match is an online matching service that helps young people select the best convent or seminary for them.

News

  1. University Mound, true diversity symbol

    University Mound, true diversity symbol [...] that is exactly what stands shrouded by cypress trees on obscure University Mound, the ranch-house home of the Convent of the Good Shepherd. "When I came here three years ago, I was struck by how cosmopolitan the city is," said Sister Barbara Beasley, community leader for the seven sisters who share meals and prayers under a dark pitched roof. The ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Rutgers football program ranks 11th in national APR

    The vehicle crossing grade at Convent Station train station is scheduled to be closed for... - 3:41 pm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Record

  3. Hakeem Nicks shows up for Giants minicamp

    The vehicle crossing grade at Convent Station train station is scheduled to be closed for... - 3:41 pm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Record

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Quotes

  1. "The concept of a beach-convent is something that is appreciated by vacationers and the nuns themselves," priest Antonio Rungi, who helped spearheaded the initiative, told Italian news agency ANSA.
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Antonio Source: Times of India

  2. "Forgive me. She is just a little too tart. I don't want her to look like she is going into a convent school. But it is just a little too much for a 15-year-old. If I didn't know better, I would swear she was 25 years old," Gunn told Ok!
    on Aug 30, 2008 By: Tim Gunn Source: Sify

  3. Correa added that she "was an orphan as her mother died at birth and so was given by her father to a convent of nuns of the conception, due to the morals of the society at the time she was branded an illegitimate child."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Rafael Correa Source: Venezuelanalysis.com

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