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monastery
a place where a community of monks or nuns live and work
monk
a member of a religious community made up of men who agree to give up worldly life, remain poor and unmarried, and obey all laws of their community
abbot
the head of a monastery for men
herb
1 : a seed-producing plant that does not develop long-lived woody tissue but dies down at the end of a growing season
2 : a plant or plant part used for making medicine and seasonings
nun
a woman belonging to a religious order; especially : one living under solemn vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
chapel
a building or place for prayer or special religious services
brooch
an ornamental pin or clasp worn on clothing
pagan
a person who does not know about or worship the God of the Bible; heathen
Vinland
a portion of the coast of North America visited & so called by Norse voyagers about 1000 A.D.; thought to be located along the North Atlantic in what is now E or NE Canada
Russia
former empire largely having the same boundaries as U.S.S.R.
Normandy
region in Northwest France
barbarian
an uncivilized person
vandalism
intentional destruction or damage to property
elaborate
made or done with great care or with much detail
orchard
a place where fruit or nut trees are grown
altar
a platform or table used as a center of worship
refectory
a dining hall
lavatorium
washroom
cloister
a community of monks or nuns
dormitory
a sleeping room, esp. for several people
hospice
an inn for travelers, esp. one kept by a religious order
scriptorium
a copying room in a monastery for use by scribes in the Middle Ages
manuscript
a written or typewritten document