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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 type of monastery
used by members
of a religious order under
of an abbot
or abbess. Abbeys provide
- 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 drama television series
set in the early
20th century, created
and co-written by Julian
Fellowes. The series
(born 12 June 1987) is an Australian
and musician. Following several years
of success leading
up to the 2011 fashion...
Road is the eleventh studio album
by the English
rock band the Beatles, released
on 26 September
1969 by Apple
Records. Named after
- Tintern Abbey
(Welsh: Abaty Tyndyrn
pronunciation (help·info)) was founded
on 9 May 1131 by Walter
de Clare, Lord of Chepstow. It is situated
(formerly EMI Recording
Studios) is a recording studio
at 3 Abbey
Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London, England. It was...
- Downton Abbey
is a British period drama television series created
by Julian Fellowes
and co-produced by Carnival Films
and Masterpiece. It first
- Kylemore Abbey
Móire) is a Benedictine monastery founded
in 1920 on the grounds
Castle, in Connemara, County
- Northanger Abbey
(/ˈnɔːrθæŋər/) is a coming-of-age novel
and a satire
of Gothic novels written
by Jane Austen. Austen
was also influenced
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