Nunnery Nun"ner*y, n.; pl. {Nunneries}. [OE. nonnerie, OF. nonerie, F. nonnerie, fr. nonne nun, L. nonna. See {Nun}.] A house in which nuns reside; a cloister or convent in which women reside for life, under religious vows. See {Cloister}, and {Convent}. [1913 Webster]

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