Westminster Abbey

NOUN
  1. a famous Gothic church of St. Peter in Westminster, London on the site of a former Benedictine monastery
    Distinguished English subjects are buried in Westminster Abbey
    Westminster Abbey is the scene of the coronations of almost all English monarchs
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How To Use Westminster Abbey In A Sentence

  • Distinguished English subjects are buried in Westminster Abbey
  • All broadcasters will be reliant on the pooled live feeds inside Westminster Abbey provided by the BBC, Sky News and ITN, which will share the costs and the rights income. TV's royal wedding nerves
  • The British pavilion is an impressive steel and glass construction the size of Westminster Abbey.
  • Finally, disrobed of all liturgical and ceremonial vestments she donned the exquisite Robe of Purple Velvet before leaving Westminster Abbey.
  • The tenor bell at Westminster Abbey will solemnly toll every minute for 101 minutes, echoing the years of the Queen Mother's life.
  • Mansbridge was an activist in the Battersea Co-operative Society, but abandoned his nonconformity for the local Anglican church, soon making contact with the clerical hierarchy at Westminster Abbey.
  • Even in the nineteenth century a dean of Westminster Abbey refused to allow a plaque honouring the villainous author of Paradise Lost to stain the abbey's walls, although later deans allowed a bust in Poet's Corner.
  • The state jewels were accordingly brought from the Tower of London and the medieval coronation regalia and vestments, several pieces of which had almost certainly belonged to Edward the Confessor, from Westminster Abbey.
  • He commissioned a series of twelve stone crosses, known as the Eleanor crosses, to mark the stopping-places of her funeral cortège from Lincoln to Westminster abbey.
  • In the battle off Cape St. Vincent, Nelson gave orders for boarding the "San Josef," exclaiming "Westminster Abbey, or victory! Familiar Quotations A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature
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