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abbey
American English: /ˈæbi/
British English: /ˈabi/

Translation of abbey in Spanish:

noun plural abbeys

  • Example sentences
    • Friaries were occupied by friars, abbeys were headed by abbots, priories by priors.
    • There was a boom in the building of castles, abbeys, and priories.
    • Aelred, a friend and follower of St. Bernard, defined holy friendship for the monks of his abbey.

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