nun

  1. a woman religious
  2. a buoy resembling a cone
  3. the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

Nun

A nun is a member of a religious community of women, typically one living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. She may have decided to dedicate her life to serving all other living beings, or she might be an ascetic who voluntarily chose to leave mainstream society and live her life in prayer and contemplation in a monastery or convent....
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Nun

• (n.) The smew. • (n.) A white variety of domestic pigeons having a veil of feathers covering the head. • (n.) The European blue titmouse. • (n.) A woman devoted to a religious life, who lives in a convent, under the three vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. • (n.) A white variety of domestic pigeons having a veil of...
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Nun

1) Strictly, a member of a religious order of women with solemn vows; 2) in general, all women religious, even those in simple vows who are more properly called sisters.
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nun

1. A woman devoted to a religious life, who lives in a convent, under the three vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. 'They holy time is quiet as a nun Breathless with adoration.' (Wordsworth) ... 2. <zoology> A white variety of domestic pigeons having a veil of feathers covering the head. The smew. ... The European blue titmouse. Gray nu...
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nun

noun a woman religious
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Nun

[biblical figure] Nun n, in the Hebrew Bible, was a man from the Tribe of Ephraim, grandson of Ammihud, son of Elishama, and father of Joshua. ({bibleverse|1|Chronicles|7:26-27|HE}) He grew up in and may have lived his entire life in the Israelites` Egyptian captivity, where the Egyptians `made life bitter for them with harsh labor at morta...
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Nun

[letter] Nun is the fourteenth letter of many Semitic abjads, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew נ and Arabic alphabet nūn ن (in abjadi order). It is the third letter in Thaana (ނ), pronounced as `noonu`. Its sound value is n. The Phoenician letter gave rise to the Greek nu (Ν), Etruscan
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Nun

Nun noun [ Middle English nunne , Anglo-Saxon nunne , from Latin nonna nun, nonnus monk; confer Greek ..., ...; of unknown origin. Confer Nunnery .] 1. A woman devoted to a religious life, who lives in a convent, under the three vows of poverty, chastity, and...
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Nun

a member of a religious community of women, typically one living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. She may have decided to dedicate her life to serving all other living beings, or she might be an ascetic who voluntarily chose to leave mainstream society and live her life in prayer and contemplation in a monastery or convent. While in ...
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Nun

a member of a religious order of women who has taken solemn vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.
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Nun

A term referring to any Catholic, Orthodox or Anglican woman who is an avowed member of the religious community. Technically, it refers to women who take a solemn oath to renounce a life of pleasure and live a life of prayer and discipline in a monastery (Reid et al. 1990
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Nun

In Egyptian mythology, the primeval watery chaos on which the world floats; also the god personifying this. ...
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Nun

Nun (nŭn, nOOn) , in the Bible, father of Joshua.
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nun

nun: see monasticism.
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Nun

oldest of the ancient Egyptian gods and father of Re, the sun god. Nun`s name means `water,` and he represented the primeval waters of chaos out of ... [1 related articles]
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Nun

Primordial god of water and fertility, depicted as a green or blue man
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Nun

The fourteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet
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nun

Woman belonging to a religious order under the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and living under a particular rule. Christian convents are ruled by a superior (often elected), who is...
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nun

Woman belonging to a religious order under the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and living under a particular rule. Christian convents are ruled by a superior (often elected), who is subject to the authority of the bishop of the diocese or sometimes directly to the pope. See monasticism. It is possible that the institution of Christian com...
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nun

woman who is a member of a monastic religious order or group. See monasticism.[6 related articles]
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nun

[n] - a woman religious 2. [n] - the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
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