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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.

Usage examples (36)
  • You'll have to get permission from the abbot to enter the abbey.
  • The abbey is inhabited by women but overseen by men.
  • As a walled citadel, the abbey has been a success.
  • The abbey was a sanctuary, but only a temporary one. for more
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