charterhouse

Derivation

  • Anglo-French – chartrouse, from Chartosse, France (modern Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse), the original home of the Carthusian order

Article

A Carthusian monastery.

MLA Citation

  • “charterhouse”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 September 2010. Web. 28 April 2015. <http://catholicsaints.info/charterhouse/>