"abbey" Definition

  1. 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.
  2. n. The church of a monastery.

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Position in dictionary: 256 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "abbey": 2
Words that end with "abbey": 1
Words that contain "abbey": 2
Next words in dictionary: abbeys, abbot, abbotship, abbreviate, abbreviated
Previous words in dictionary: abbess, abbe, abbatical, abbatial, abbacy

English Dictionary Definition of abbey

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