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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 cathedral
city and UNESCO World Heritage
in the heart
of the City of Canterbury
, a local...
- The Archbishop
is the senior bishop
and prin****l leader
of the Church
of England, the symbolic
head of the worldwide Anglican
- 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
- Canterbury Cathedral
, Kent, is one of the oldest
and most famous Christian structures
in England. It forms
part of a World Heritage
- The Canterbury scene
sound) was a musical scene centred around
the city of Canterbury
, Kent, England during
the late 1960s and early
- A Canterbury
Tale is a 1944 British
film by Michael Powell
and Emeric Pressburger starring
Eric Portman, Sheila
Sim, Dennis Price
and Sgt. John Sweet;...
- The City of Canterbury
(/ˈkæntərbəri/) is a local government district
with city status
in Kent, England. As well as Canterbury
itself, the district
(/ˈænsɛlm/; 1033/4–1109), also called Anselm
of Bec (French: Anselme...
(Māori: Te Whare
Wānanga o Waitaha; postnominal abbreviation
Cantuar. or Cant. for Cantuariensis, the Latin
name for Canterbury
) is a...
(early 6th century – probably
26 May 604) was a monk who became
the first Archbishop
in the year 597. He is considered...
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