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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mon·as·tery /ˈmɑnəˌstɛri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mon·as·te·ry n.; pl. Monasteries   A house of religious retirement, or of secusion from ordinary temporal concerns, especially for monks; -- more rarely applied to such a house for females.
 Syn: -- Convent; abbey; priory. See Cloister.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the residence of a religious community