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a male member of a religious order typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
  • The two men had known each other years before, but now, one living in his monk's cell and the other in his grand apartment in the four-story clinic, they were light-years apart.
    Five — The Aftermath (43% in)
  • Father Takakura chose as his bedroom in the parsonage a room no more than six feet square and as bare as a monk's cell; he ate in another such cell, next to it; and the kitchen and bathroom, beyond, were dark, chilly, sunken rooms, no larger than the others.
    Five — The Aftermath (37% in)
  • She would become a Catholic before she died, but she would choose to be buried in the Tokeiji Temple, a Zen center founded in 1285 by a monk who felt sorry for women with cruel husbands and decreed that any of them who took asylum in his temple as nuns could consider themselves divorced.
    Five — The Aftermath (84% in)

There are no more uses of "monk" in Hiroshima.

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