nunnery nunnery  /ˈnə nə ri/


  • (n) the convent of a community of nuns


  1. Another aims at restoring the crumbling frescoes of a tiny Tibetan nunnery.
  2. Staring out her window at a remote nunnery near Dharamsala, Wongmo says she is happy to get back to her religious training.
  3. A nun is lectured by one of her peers during a theological debate in the courtyard of the elegant new Dolma Ling nunnery.


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    POINT PLEASANT — There has been a changing of the guard on the Mason County Board of Education with President Tom Nunnery stepping down as president but remaining as a member of the Board. During t...
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Point Pleasant Register


  1. As for Olive, Chenoweth tells us, "I get to go to a nunnery this season. The cliffhanger last season was Olive knows a lot of secrets and she's loyal, but she isn't very good at being a waitress or pie maker. So, she goes to a nunnery. And I work...
    on Jul 29, 2008 By: Kristin Chenoweth Source:

  2. "Gay men, don't say you're life-partners, say you're a nunnery of two," said Maher. "We weren't having sex officer, I was performing a very private Mass, here in my car. I was letting my rod and my staff comfort him. Take this and eat of it,...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Bill Maher Source:

  3. ...Alfie, as Law appears in a slightly sleazy raincoat; there's the bravery of the grey soldier from Cold Mountain in the final sword fight; and up pops the young buck of the Primrose Hill Set, as Law tells Ophelia "Get thee to a nunnery"...
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Jude Law Source: Times Online

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