meaning of Beguinage

Beguinage meaning in General Dictionary

A collection of small houses in the middle of a wall and busy by a community of Beguines

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  • an accumulation tiny houses surrounded by a wall and occupied by a residential district of Beguines.

Beguinage meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An accumulation small houses in the middle of a wall and occupied by a residential district of Beguines.


Sentence Examples with the word Beguinage

The beguinage of St Elizabeth at Ghent has some thousand sisters, and occupies quite a distinct quarter of the city, being surrounded by a wall and moat.

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