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Definitions of abbey:

part of speech: noun

A monastery of persons of either sex presided over by an abbot or abbess: the church attached to it.

part of speech: noun

A monastery; a residence of persons secluded from the world, either male or female.

part of speech: noun

An institution where persons of either sex live apart from the world and devote them selves to a religious life; also, the building in which they live; monastery ( for males); convent or nunnery ( for females); the church of a monastery.

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