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Abbey

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1. abbey

a church associated with a monastery or convent

2. abbey

a convent ruled by an abbess

3. abbey

a monastery ruled by an abbot

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Abbey

see synonyms of abbey
noun
1. 
a building inhabited by a community of monks or nuns governed by an abbot or abbess
2. 
a church built in conjunction with such a building
3. 
such a community of monks or nuns

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Abbey

see synonyms of abbey
noun
1. 
a monastery headed by an abbot, or a convent of nuns headed by an abbess
2. 
the monks or nuns in such a place, collectively
3. 
a church or building belonging to an abbey

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Abbey

see synonyms of abbey
n. pl. ab·beys
1. A monastery supervised by an abbot.
2. A convent supervised by an abbess.
3. A church that is or once was part of a monastery or convent.

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