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Definition of Abbey


  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.
  2. The church of a monastery.

Abbey Quotations

I mean, you can't walk down the aisle in Westminster Abbey in a strapless dress, it just won't happen - it has to suit the grandeur of that aisle, it's enormous.
Bruce Oldfield

On a very gloomy dismal day, just such a one as it ought to be, I went to see Westminster Abbey.
Karl Philipp Moritz

Abbey Clancy is incredible. I saw a picture of her in a white suit recently, and she looked amazing. Victoria Beckham always looks classy, and I like Coleen Rooney's style too.
Amy Childs

I wanted to write something visual that I could read to the children. This was when I created the idea of Redwall Abbey in my imagination. As I wrote, the idea grew, and the manuscript along with it.
Brian Jacques

I am a huge 'Downton Abbey' fan - huge!
Joan Rivers
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Abbey Translations

abbey in Danish is abbedi
abbey in Dutch is abdij
abbey in French is abbaye
abbey in German is Abtei {f}
abbey in Latin is monasterium, abbatia
abbey in Norwegian is abbedi
abbey in Portuguese is abadia
abbey in Swedish is kloster
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