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'''''Refectory''''' in Orthodox Church usage generally refers to the dining room in a [[monastery]]. This dining facility is also called a '''trapeza''' (Greek: literally "table," also "refectory").
Some refectories may be free-standing buildings. Alternately, a refectory is joined to an extension of the building in which the [[altar]] is placed, as in regular [[church]] buildings. An example is the trapeza at the [[Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra]] north of Moscow, Russia.
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refectory Wikipedia: Refectory]
*[http://www.musobl.divo.ru/refect_e.html The Refectory with the Church of St. Sergius (1686-1692)]
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