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  1. motherhouse: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. motherhouse: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. motherhouse: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. motherhouse: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Motherhouse, motherhouse: Wordnik [home, info]
  6. motherhouse: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. motherhouse: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  8. motherhouse: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  9. Motherhouse: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  10. motherhouse: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]


Quick definitions from Wiktionary (motherhouse)

noun:  The monastery from which the other 'houses' of a religious order or congregation were (directly or indirectly) founded, often eponymous.
noun:  The convent which is the seat (and often the above original foundation) of the superior of an order or congregation, and/or on which lower ranking houses (such as priories under an abbot) depend.

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