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cloister
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • Others choose lives of asceticism within our cloistered residence halls.
  • Moreover, the abbey had a series of sprawling cloisters attached.

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  • It had been years since he had been there, but he remembered it being out through the cloister somewhere.
  • Forty yards down the east cloister, an archway materialized on their left, giving way to another hallway.
  • The rain was spitting now, and the walkway was cold and damp with gusts of rain that blew through the lone pillared wall that was the cloister’s only source of light.
  • These walkways were called cloisters, and Langdon noted with uneasiness that these particular cloisters lived up to their Latin ties to the word claustrophobic.
  • "We just left the east cloister," Langdon said, "so the south exit to the garden must be through there and to the right."
  • These walkways were called cloisters, and Langdon noted with uneasiness that these particular cloisters lived up to their Latin ties to the word claustrophobic.
  • The cloisters looked deserted now, admittedly the abbey’s least enticing section in the wind and rain.
  • After the gloomy cloisters, the Chapter House felt like a solarium.

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  • As they hurried down the dark corridor, the sounds of the wind and rain from the open cloister faded behind them.
  • THIS WAY TO: CLOISTERS DEANERY COLLEGE HALL MUSEUM PYX CHAMBER ST. FAITH’S CHAPEL CHAPTER HOUSE Langdon and Sophie were jogging as they passed beneath the sign, moving too quickly to notice the small announcement apologizing that certain areas were closed for renovations.

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architectural sense Define
a covered walkway and the courtyard it surrounds with an open colonnade on one side of the walkway and the perimeter building walls on the other side -- especially as an area of quiet contemplation on religious grounds
religious sense Define
residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery); or the act of entering into such a residence
as in: cloister ourselves away Define
seclude from the world (kept separate from the world)
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