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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 provides
- Downton Abbey
is a British historical drama television series
set in the early
20th century, created
and co-written by Julian
Fellowes. The series
- Westminster Abbey
, formally titled
the Collegiate Church
of Saint Peter
at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church
in the City of Westminster...
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the town of Melk, Lower
Austria, Austria, on a rocky outcrop overlooking
- Bolton Abbey
in Wharfedale, North
Yorkshire, England, takes
its name from the ruins
of the 12th-century Augustinian monastery
Lee Kershaw, or simply Abbey
Lee (born 12 June 1987), is an Australian
and musician. Following several years
of success leading
- Rievaulx Abbey
/riːˈvoʊ/ ree-VOH was a Cistercian abbey
in Rievaulx, situated
in the North
York Moors National
- Abigail Marie
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- Northanger Abbey
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and a satire
of Gothic novels written
by Jane Austen. It was completed
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