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#1 2005-11-01 23:37:05

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'reflectory' for 'refectory'

A refectory is a dining room, especially one within a church or monastery- the kind of place where the residents do a lot of reflecting. About 1,000 ghits, e.g.,

It dates from the 13th century and the predominating style in the church, cloister and reflectory is that of the transition from Romanesque to Gothic.
www.pyreneesguide.com/subs.asp?sID=261&cID=32

Below are the reflectory and the cloister in the form of a cross leading to the church.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sainte_Marie_de_La_Tourette

Also to be mentioned are the chapter house, the library and the reflectory within the recently restored, impressive monastery.
www.pyreneesguide.com/articles. asp?cID=31&sID=311&aID=816

Admire the ramparted Gothic monastery. superposed over the centuries, and in
particular,. the remarkable cloister and reflectory.
www.keithprowse.com/us/ brochures/Paris%20Sightseeing.pdf

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