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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
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
- Whitby Abbey
was a 7th-century Christian monastery
that later became
a Benedictine abbey
. The abbey church
was situated overlooking
Sea on the...
- Downton Abbey
is a British period drama television series created
by Julian Fellowes
and co-produced by Carnival Films
and Masterpiece. It first
- Abby Lee Kershaw, “Abbs” or simply Abbey
Lee (born 12 June 1987), is an Australian
and musician. Following several years
- Kylemore Abbey
Móire) is a Benedictine monastery founded
in 1920 on the grounds
Castle, in Connemara, County
- Iona Abbey
is an abbey located
on the island
of Iona, just off the Isle of Mull on the West Coast
of Scotland. It is one of the oldest Christian
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