friary friary  /f ˈraɪ ə ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a monastery of friars

Usage(s):

  1. Before World War II, the friary's monthly magazine, Knight of the Immaculate, boasted an impressive 1 million circulation.
  2. He took this mortification humbly, and gave a selfless life of service to the friary and the city as a tertiary of the order.

News

  • Cathedral plans regal tomb for England's Richard III

    LONDON (Reuters) - Richard III, whose remains were found under a car park, is to have a burial fit for an English king after a cathedral bowed to public pressure opposing its plan for a simple slab tomb. In the most significant archaeological find of recent English history, a skeleton found during excavations of a mediaeval friary last year was confirmed in February to be Richard, ending a 500 ...
    on July 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "Over the last few days some media have been disseminating fantasies-I can't use any other word-about my secret Catholicism, citing my visit to the Sacro Convento friary, where the remains of St. Francis of Assisi lie," Gorbachev told the...
    on Mar 23, 2008 By: Mikhail Gorbachev Source: Chicago Tribune

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