convent: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kon'vent, -vunt), [key]
- a community of persons devoted to religious life under a superior.
- a society or association of monks, friars, or nuns: now usually used of a society of nuns.
- the building or buildings occupied by such a society; a monastery or nunnery.
- assembly; meeting.
- convent (Thesaurus)