Example sentences for: abbey

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

  • 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.

  • Next door to the Abbey Church, housed in the old priory, is the Tihany Historical Museum (closed November to February).

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

  • In London Thursday, the Evening Standard led with the news that the dean of Westminster Abbey in London was under attack for giving money from TV companies to the Princess of Wales Memorial Fund when it should have been given to "the choristers of Westminster Abbey Choir as a result of their participating in the Princess's funeral service."

  • At the same time, the charge made most memorably by her brother, Earl Spencer, at her funeral in Westminster Abbey, that paparazzi were responsible for her death, has been implicitly rejected by her executors, who, according to the Sunday Times of London (quoting "senior royal sources"), are preparing to sue Mohamed al-Fayed's Ritz Hotel in Paris for at least $13 million for allowing the hotel security man Henri Paul to drive her when he had three times the legally permitted amount of alcohol in his blood.


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