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Definition of Abbey
AbbeyAbbey Ab"bey ([a^]b"b[y^]), n.; pl. Abbeys (-b[i^]z). [OF.
aba["i]e, abba["i]e, F. abbaye, L. abbatia, fr. abbas abbot.
1. A monastery or society of persons of either sex, secluded
from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy; also,
the monastic building or buildings.
Note: The men are called monks, and governed by an abbot; the
women are called nuns, and governed by an abbess.
2. The church of a monastery.
Note: In London, the Abbey means Westminster Abbey, and in
Scotland, the precincts of the Abbey of Holyrood. The
name is also retained for a private residence on the
site of an abbey; as, Newstead Abbey, the residence of
Syn: Monastery; convent; nunnery; priory; cloister. See
Meaning of Abbey from wikipedia
- An abbey
is a complex
used by members
of a religious order under
of an abbot
or abbess. It provides
- Westminster Abbey
, formally titled
the Collegiate Church
of Saint Peter
at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church
in the City of Westminster...
- Downton Abbey
is a British historical period drama television series
set in the early
20th century, created
Fellowes. The series first
Road is the eleventh studio album
rock band the Beatles, released
on 26 September
1969 by Apple
Records. The recording sessions
- Northanger Abbey
(/ˈnɔːrθæŋər/) was the first
of Jane Austen's novels
to be completed
for publication, in 1803. However, it was not published until
(January 29, 1927 – March
14, 1989) was an American author
and essayist noted
for his advocacy
- Tintern Abbey
(Welsh: Abaty Tyndyrn
pronunciation (help·info)) was founded
on 9 May 1131 by Walter
de Clare, Lord of Chepstow. It is situated
- Meaux Abbey
(archaic, also referred
to as Melsa) was a Cistercian abbey founded
in 1151 by William
le Gros, 1st Earl of Albemarle
(Count of Aumale), Earl...
(born 12 June 1987) is an Australian
and musician. Following several years
of success leading
up to the 2011 fashion...
- Melk Abbey
Melk) is a Benedictine abbey above
the town of Melk, Lower
Austria, Austria, on a rocky outcrop overlooking
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