A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (religious)
a. monastery
La reliquia fue transladada desde el monasterio hacia la nueva catedral.The relic was transported from the monastery to the new cathedral.
b. convent
Una de las monjas del monasterio encontró un bebé abandonado en la puerta.One of the nuns of the convent found an abandoned baby at the door.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de monjes)
a. monastery
2. (de monjas)
a. convent
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[de hombres] monastery; [de mujeres] convent
estuve en un monasterio de monjas budistas los catorce monjes y monjas del monasterio # Nuevo Jerusalén"
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