Meaning of ABBEY in English

ABBEY

[ab.bey] n, pl abbeys [ME, fr. OF abaie, fr. LL abbatia abbey, fr. abbat-, abbas] (13c) 1 a: a monastery ruled by an abbot b: a convent ruled by an abbess

2: an abbey church

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