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priory
American English: /ˈpraɪ(ə)ri/
British English: /ˈprʌɪəri/

Translation of priory in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

  • Example sentences
    • Others included walks from Iona to Holy Island, Canterbury to York, and around the monasteries, abbeys and priories of Yorkshire.
    • Amongst monasteries a priory was generally a smaller foundation than an abbey and was in many cases a monastery of monks subordinate to an abbey.
    • St. Gobban, around the close of the 6th century founded the first of the Christian churches here, a priory for the Canons regular.

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