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Definitions of Abbacies

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Usage examples for Abbacies

  1. And Mauger was summoned before the synod, and accused of unclerical crimes; and they deposed him from his state, and took from him abbacies and sees. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. This church is of unknown origin, but is known to have existed in the time of St. Gregory the Great, and to have been one of the fourteen privileged abbacies of Rome. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare