Example sentences for: abbey

How can you use “abbey” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Here you’ll find the ruined Abbey of St. Colm, founded in the 12th century and named for St. Columba, who had brought Christianity to western Scotland 600 years earlier.

  • It cannot be denied that Abingdon arose by an abbey, for example, or that Maidstone is on the Medway.

  • Schwartz (1993) and Abbey, et al.

  • Abbey suggested we offer every 15-year-old female in the United States a new Mustang convertible in exchange for sterilization.

  • Canongate derived its name from an edict by David I (1124–1157), founder of the Abbey of Holyrood, who granted a right to raise a gate between the abbey and the Royal “burgh” of Edinburgh.


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