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ALMONRY

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A building adjacent to a monastery where alms were distributed to the poor

Related Terms

Term Note
ALMSHOUSE A privately funded building providing accommodation for the poor.
FRIARY A religious house occupied by men of mendicant religious orders (friars).
MONASTERY A complex of buildings inhabited by a community of men living in seclusion under religious vows.
NUNNERY A complex of buildings inhabited by a community of women, such as nuns or canonesses, living in seclusion under religious vows.
RELIGIOUS HOUSE Use only for a monastic house of unknown status, religious order and uncertain authenticity, otherwise use specific term.

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