Example sentences for: abbey

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

  • Outside, set in manicured gardens, are the remains of the Abbey of Holyrood.

  • The royal entourage needed some form of lodging, and a guesthouse was built adjoining the abbey to be used as a base for hunting parties.

  • Start your tour of the village below this point at the Abbey Church (Apátság), which stands just off the main road.

  • The name Holyrood means “holy cross” (the Scottish word for “cross” is rood), and it is suggested that it is derived from the fact that David gave the abbey a cross that had been owned by his mother, Queen Margaret (later St. Margaret).

  • A British mining concern has discovered that 1.5 million tons of coal lie buried beneath Newstead Abbey, the family estate of Lord Byron.

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