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priory

  

      n   pl   , -ories   a religious house governed by a prior, sometimes being subordinate to an abbey  
     (C13: from Medieval Latin prioria; see prior2)  
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priory

  
  
abbey, cloister, convent, monastery, nunnery, religious house  

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Prior, priority, primary, prion

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