[ US /ˈkæntɝˌbɛɹi/ ]
  1. a town in Kent in southeastern England; site of the cathedral where Thomas a Becket was martyred in 1170; seat of the archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church
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How To Use Canterbury In A Sentence

  • Then the Archbishop of Canterbury stepped forward, mitre and all, and called us, in sonorous tones, to prayer. ANTI-ICE
  • I strongly recommend that you go there, either on foot or by car as the view from there gives a panorama of Canterbury mountains.
  • His speech was preceded by one from the Archbishop of Canterbury. Times, Sunday Times
  • They even visit Canterbury on their way, but the tales they tell (mostly to us, not each other) are the bitter-sweet flashbacks of memory, not episodes of instructive fiction.
  • The arch-bishop himself, Æthelnoth, came from Canterbury to witness our troth; I could scarce raise my eyes to him, knowing as he must every blemish of my soul.
  • We have no restrictions on where residents or their family members can dine," said Daniel Nimon, vice president at Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay, in nearby Virginia Beach, which is also near capacity. NYT > Home Page
  • The former Archbishop of Canterbury hit out yesterday at extreme atheists who are intolerant of religious views and attempt to deny Christians a voice in public debate.
  • The crowd froze as a swarm of Steamers jerseys surged towards the Canterbury line and the clock ticked into the red a converted try was all that was needed to keep the Ranfurly Shield at home.
  • Janet Canterbury was in Washington that week, and Ellie called both of us into her office to break the news personally.
  • Children look for the Little People in mauve flowers – Canterbury bells and hyacinths – and, though they never find them, they know them there. The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing
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