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abbey

noun [C] uk   /ˈæb.i/ us  
a building where monks or nuns live or used to live. Some abbeys are now used as churches: Westminster Abbey
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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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