Minsters

Originally meaning the church of a monastery, but now also used to refer to certain other large or important churches, such as collegiate or cathedral churches.

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domkerken Dutch
domkerk Dutch
munsters Dutch
Münster Spanish
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Large or important churches, such as a collegiate church or cathedral church, or those having their origin in a monastic establishment.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007516. The J. Paul Getty Trust.