Definition of Convents

1. Noun. (plural of convent) ¹



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Definition of Convents

1. convent [v] - See also: convent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convents

conventionalized
conventionalizes
conventionalizing
conventionally
conventionary
conventioneer
conventioneers
conventioner
conventioners
conventiongoer
conventiongoers
conventionist
conventionists
conventionnel
conventions
convents (current term)
conventual
conventually
conventuals
converb
converbal
converbs
converge
converged
convergence
convergence-retraction nystagmus
convergence excess
convergence insufficiency
convergence nucleus of Perlia
convergences

Literary usage of Convents

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Provincia Ba- i'arico - Germánica et Polonica, with 7 convents in Bavaria, 1 in Prussia, and 1 in Austrian Galicia. 8. Provincia Bohemia:, with 7 convents ..."

2. Biblical Researches in Palestine, and in the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of by Edward Robinson (1874)
"The Greek convents are tenanted by foreigners, all Greeks by birth, ... There are eight convents for. men, containing in all about sixty monks, ..."

3. The Secret History of the Oxford Movement by Walter Walsh (1899)
"Ritualistic Sisterhoods formed on Roman models—Dr. Pusey visits Romish convents in Ireland—Borrows Rules from English and Continental Nunneries—Hislop on ..."

4. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"In Guadix we find 6000 souls, with four churches and seven convents ; in Ecija, 28000, with six churches, eight chapels, and twenty convents; and Seville, ..."

5. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"were female convents more numerous throughout the country. ... Another error has been that of taking the female convents in later times and in other ..."

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