What does minster mean?

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ˈmɪn stərmin·ster

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minsternoun

    any of certain cathedrals and large churches; originally connected to a monastery


  1. minsternoun

    a monastic church

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minsternoun

    a church of a monastery. The name is often retained and applied to the church after the monastery has ceased to exist (as Beverly Minster, Southwell Minster, etc.), and is also improperly used for any large church

    Etymology: [AS. mynster, fr. L. monasterium. See Monastery.]


  1. Minster

    Minster is a village in Auglaize County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,805 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Wapakoneta, Ohio Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is adjacent to the villages of New Bremen to the north and Fort Loramie to the south in neighboring Shelby County. Minster is the home of the world’s largest yogurt plant, operated by Dannon, which employs more than 400 people. The Minster Machine Company is also headquartered in Minster.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Minster

    min′stėr, n. the church of an abbey or priory, but often applied to a cathedral church without any monastic connection. [A.S. mynster—L. monasterium, a monastery.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Minster

    The distinction between a minster and a cathedral lies in this: the former is the church in connection with a monastery, whereas the latter contains the kathedra, or chair, of a bishop.

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  1. remints

  2. entrism

  3. minters

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minster in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of minster in a Sentence

  1. Jeremy Ben-Ami:

    One hopes that when out of campaign mode, the prime minster would recognize the importance of the United States strategically to Israel and would take a step or two in the direction of trying to ease the tensions.

  2. Proverb:

    The nearer the minster the later to mass.

  3. Netanyahu Dermer:

    There may be some people who believe that the Prime Minster of Israel should have declined an invitation to speak before the most powerful parliament in the world on an issue that concerns the future and survival of Israel, but we have learned from our history that the world becomes a more dangerous place for the Jewish people when the Jewish people are silent.

  4. Aaron David Miller:

    I don't see the coalition fundamentally altering what is already an extremely tense and corrosive relationship between the prime minster and the president.

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