Examples of abbey in a Sentence
the monks in the abbey grow all their own vegetables
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Trappist beers boast an official designation for breweries associated with Trappist abbeys.
My brother and his wife also befriended the owners of the abbey.
Columba established an abbey on Iona and successfully spread the gospel to the Picts throughout Scotland.
This is more or less a marketing term that means the beer or brewery in question is in some way associated with an abbey, but not necessarily a Trappist one.
After Lerici, skipping the siren-song of Rome, Mike took his family to a former abbey outside of Orvieto, in Umbria.
When the Norman’s lost France, the family supposedly took then took the remains with them to their estate in Jerpoint in Kilkenny, Ireland, and buried them at an abbey where a special ceremony is still held each year to honor the saint.
The novel doesn’t paint Kirsch as an enemy of religion, though its prologue does show him arriving threateningly at a scenic abbey in Montserrat to challenge three religious leaders just after a meeting of the Parliament of the World’s Religions.
The concept of an abbey has been around since the Middle Ages.
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