abbey

  1. a church associated with a monastery or convent
  2. a monastery ruled by an abbot

abbey

[n] - a church associated with a monastery or convent 2. [n] - a convent ruled by an abbess 3. [n] - a monastery ruled by an abbot
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Abbey

Monastery or Nunnery
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abbey

In the Christian church, a building or group of buildings housing a community of monks or of nuns, all dedicated to a life of celibacy and religious seclusion, governed by an abbot or abbess...
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Abbey

See monastery.
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Abbey

a monastery where, either monks live, governed by an abbot, or in the case of nuns, governed by an abbess. See Church Design
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Abbey

Ab'bey (ăb'bȳ) noun ; plural Abbeys (-bĭz). [ Old French abaïe , abbaïe , French abbaye , Latin abbatia , from abbas abbot. See Abbot .] 1. A monastery or society of persons of either sex, secluded from the world a...
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abbey

noun a monastery ruled by an abbot
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Abbey

• (n.) 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. • (n.) The church of a monastery.
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abbey

group of buildings housing a monastery or a convent, centred on an abbey church or a cathedral and under the direction of an abbot or an abbess. In ... [1 related articles]
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Abbey

Abbey is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `God is Joy` Where is it used? The name Abbey is mainly used In English.It is an abbreviated form of Abigail, used In English, German and In the bible.See also In Spanish: Abegail In English (Modern) : Abigayle In English: Gail In English: Abby In English: Abbie From Old English Abbey appe...
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Abbey

[Lincoln ward] Lincoln Abbey Ward is one of eleven electoral districts within the city of Lincoln, England. For this ward there are three Councilors who are Kathleen Brothwell Deputy Mayor of Lincoln and member of the Labour party, Fay Smith of the Labour party and Peter West of the Labour party. ...
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Abbey

[1853] The Abbey was a wooden brigantine that was wrecked at Crowdy Head, New South Wales in 1868. == Career == The Abbey was built at Newcastle, Northern Ireland, in 1854. During the period 1858-1866, she was engaged mainly in the trade between Circular Head, Tasmania, and Hobsons Bay, Melbourne, carrying a cargo of general produce and ite...
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Abbey

[Barking and Dagenham ward] Abbey is a political division returning three Councillors to the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. At the 2006 election Jeanne Alexander, Graham Bramley, and Mohammed Fani all of the Labour Party (UK) were elected for a four year term in office. The population in {London ward populations|year} was {London w...
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abbey

abbey, monastic house, especially among Benedictines and Cistercians, consisting of not less than 12 monks or nuns ruled by an abbot or abbess. Many abbeys were originally self-supporting. In the Benedictine expansion after the 8th cent., abbeys were often important centers of learning and peaceful ...
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Abbey

An abbey is a monastery or religious community of the highest class, governed by an abbot, assisted generally by a prior, sub-prior, and other subordinate functionaries; or, in the case of a female community, superintended by an abbess. An abbey invariably included a church. A priory differed from an abbey only in being scarcely so extensive an est...
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abbey

Click images to enlargeIn the Christian church, a building or group of buildings housing a community of monks or of nuns, all dedicated to a life of celibacy and religious seclusion, governed by an abbot or abbess respectively. The word is also applied to a building that was once the church of an abbey; for example, W...
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Abbey

Belgian ale, brewed in a commercial secular brewery.
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Abbey

[coachbuilder] Abbey Coachworks Limited was a British coachbuilding business based in Merton, South West London and later Acton, North West London and was active between 1930 and about 1938. Arthur P Compton set up several coachbuilding businesses, including Compton, Sons and Terry which was founded in 1929 in Merton, South West London. He ...
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Abbey

[disambiguation] Abbey in itself denotes the Christian monastic community and its buildings, that is presided over by an abbot. ==Locations== ==Organizations and companies== ==Fictional abbeys== ==Other== ...
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Abbey

[1922 automobile] The Abbey was a short-lived friction drive car assembled by the Abbey Auto Engineering Co. Ltd in Westminster, England. It used a 10.8 hp 1498 cc Coventry-Simplex engine. It was built in 1922 only and cost £315. It also had Marles steering and friction drive. The two-seater model sold for ₤315. Very few seem to have bee...
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Abbey

An abbey (from Latin abbatia, derived from Latin language abbatia, from Latin abbās, derived from Aramaic language abba, `father`) has historically been a Catholic or, more recently, Anglican, monastery or convent, under the authority of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serves as the spiritual father or mother of the community. The term can also refe.....
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Abbey

Belgian ale, brewed in a commercial secular brewery.
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Abbey

[Reading ward] Abbey is an electoral ward in Reading, Berkshire. It is situated in the centre of the town, south of the River Thames, and is bordered by Battle, Thames, Caversham, Park, Redlands, Katesgrove and Minster wards. In the Reading Council election, 2012, Councillor Tony Page of the Labour Party was elected. ...
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