Example sentences for: abbey

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

  • With its detailed carvings, the beautiful abbey was an important center of worship but continued to have royal connections because of the surrounding hunting grounds.

  • Abbey et al, 1999), which reported associations between long-term PM exposure and mortality in men.

  • The grand Italian Renaissance building has several decorative highlights — the bronze doors by Daniel Chester French at the Dartmouth entrance, the double marble staircase graced with murals by Puvis de Chavannes and Edwin Austin Abbey, and on the third floor, by John Singer Sargent.

  • 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.

  • The rest of the abbey was raised to the ground in 1570, but the church was saved because it was a parish church and therefore served the local community.

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