[muhng-kuh-ree] /ˈmʌŋ kə ri/

noun, plural monkeries. Disparaging.
the mode of life, behavior, etc., of ; monastic life.
a monastery.
monkeries, the practices, beliefs, etc., of monks.
noun (derogatory) (pl) -eries
monastic life or practices
a monastery or monks collectively


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