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Definition of Canterbury
CanterburyCanterbury Can"ter*bur*y, n.
1. A city in England, giving its name various articles. It is
the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury (primate of all
England), and contains the shrine of Thomas [`a] Becket,
to which pilgrimages were formerly made.
2. A stand with divisions in it for holding music, loose
Canterbury ball (Bot.), a species of Campanula of several
varieties, cultivated for its handsome bell-shaped
Canterbury gallop, a gentle gallop such as was used by
pilgrims riding to Canterbury; a canter.
Canterbury tale, one of the tales which Chaucer puts into
the mouths of certain pilgrims to Canterbury. Hence, any
tale told by travelers to pass away the time.
Meaning of Canterbury from wikipedia
(/ˈkæntərbəri/ (listen), /-bɛri/) is a historic English cathedral
city and UNESCO World Heritage
in the heart
of the City of...
- The Archbishop
is the senior bishop
and prin****l leader
of the Church
of England, the symbolic
head of the worldwide Anglican
- the largest
city in the South Island
of New Zealand
and the seat of the Canterbury
Region. The Christchurch urban
area lies on the South
Island's east coast...
and later Thomas
c. 1119 (or 1120) – 29 December
1170), was Archbishop
- Canterbury Cathedral
, Kent, is one of the oldest
and most famous Christian structures
in England. It forms
part of a World Heritage
- The Canterbury Tales
(Middle English: Tales
of Caunterbury) is a collection
of 24 stories
that runs to over 17,000 lines written
in Middle English
(/ˈænsɛlm/; 1033/4–1109), also called Anselm
of Bec (French: Anselme...
of Worcester, Bishop
of London, and Archbishop
, later canonised
as a saint. His work restored monastic
life in England...
- The University
of Kent (formerly the University
of Kent at Canterbury
as UKC) is a semi-collegiate public research university based
- of Canterbury
(born first third
of the 6th century – died probably
26 May 604) was a Benedictine
monk who became
the first Archbishop
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