- a community of persons devoted to religious life under a superior.
- a society or association of monks, friars, or nuns: now usually used of a society of nuns.
- the building or buildings occupied by such a society; a monastery or nunnery.
- Obsolete. assembly; meeting.
- Catalina de Erauso escaped a convent at age 15 and began dressing as a man, which is when her adventure began.
- Second and subsequent daughters were more likely than eldest daughters to end up in the convent.
- “So we see this spread from convent to convent before it gets to Guanajuato, where it’s made exclusively from goat’s milk” thanks to the prolific production in that region, Gomez-Rejón says.
- Itsi was an entrepreneurial thespian who created what was arguably the first live-action haunted house, a place called Blood Manor in an abandoned convent.
- There’s a study that’s been running for a few decades with nuns who’ve lived in a convent their whole lives and agreed to donate their brains upon their death.
- The convent, obviously, but also the court—and even her unrequited longing for the elusive lady of her sonnets.
- The Venetian police force is headquartered in the former convent, Santa Zaccaria, another site that has seen more exciting days.
- His memoirs led Campagnol to a convent at the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli on Murano, where Mr. Casanova had a lover.
- As the story goes, many Venetian nuns were noble women forced into the convent to save their families from bankruptcy.
- Pulcini had locked the front door of the convent, but now he found it open.
- During the whole day there was an incessant fusillade, the rebelsʼ chief stronghold being the Recoleto Convent.
- They buried her body in the Recollect convent, with the greatest pomp possible.
- There were five men and three women in the circus troupe, and among the four nuns was the grave reverend mother of a convent.
- With them she spent a year, in a seclusion from the world almost as entire as that which she found in the solitude of the convent.
- Her reception at the convent, where she was already held in such high esteem, was cordial in the extreme.