charterhouse n : a Carthusian monastery
A charterhouse is a name for any Carthusian monastery; like the word Carthusian, it is derived from Chartreuse, a French valley in the Alps which was where St Bruno built his first hermitage.
It can refer to the following monasteries:
It can also refer to:
- Carthusian Charterhouses Around the World
- Charterhouse Square, London, England.
charterhouse in French: Chartreuse (couvent ou maison isolée)
charterhouse in Slovenian: Kartuzija