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nunnery (n.)

late 13c., nonnerie, "nunhood, the life of nuns," from nun + -ery or from Old French nonnerie. Meaning "convent or cloister for the exclusive use of nuns" is from c. 1300. Transferred meaning "house of ill fame" is attested by 1590s.

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Definitions of nunnery from WordNet

nunnery (n.)
the convent of a community of nuns;
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