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MONASTIC SETTLEMENT

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Buildings and land associated with a monastery.

Monastic Site (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
MONASTERY A complex of buildings inhabited by a community of men living in seclusion under religious vows.
VALLUM A boundary comprising a ditch and one or more earth banks. Usually associated with either a monastery or a Roman military installation.

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