Meaning of ABBEY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈæbɪ ]

n. (pl. -eys) 1 the building(s) occupied by a community of monks or nuns. 2 the community itself. 3 a church or house that was once an abbey. [ME f. OF abbeie etc. f. med.L abbatia ABBACY]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.