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abbey

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈæbi/
a group of buildings that is a home for monks or nuns (= religious men or women who live separately from other people) Religious buildings and places
Translations of “abbey”
in Korean 사원…
in Arabic دَيْر…
in French abbaye…
in Turkish manastır…
in Italian abbazia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大修道院, 大寺院, 大教堂…
in Russian монастырь, аббатство…
in Polish opactwo…
in Spanish abadía…
in Portuguese abadia…
in German die Abtei, Abtei(kirche)…
in Catalan abadia…
in Japanese 大修道院, 大寺院…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大修道院, 大寺院, 大教堂…
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