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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
and co-written by Julian
Fellowes. The series...
Road is the eleventh studio album
rock band the Beatles, released
on 26 September
1969 by Apple
Records. The recording sessions
- Kylemore Abbey
Móire) is a Benedictine monastery founded
in 1920 on the grounds
Castle, in Connemara, County
(January 29, 1927 – March
14, 1989) was an American author
and essayist noted
for his advocacy
- Northanger Abbey
(/ˈnɔːrθæŋər/) was the first
of Jane Austen's novels
to be completed
for publication, in 1803. However, it was not published until
- Tintern Abbey
(Welsh: Abaty Tyndyrn
pronunciation (help·info)) was founded
on 9 May 1131 by Walter
de Clare, Lord of Chepstow. It is situated
as EMI Recording
Studios) is a recording studio
at 3 Abbey
Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London, England...
Road is a thoroughfare
in the borough
and the City of Westminster
in London, running roughly northwest
to southeast through
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