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abbess ['æbəs]
аббатис(c)а; настоятельница монастыря-a woman who is the superior of a convent of nuns.

the title of a superior of certain communities of nuns following the Benedictine Rule, of convents of the Second Order of St. Francis ( Poor Clares), and of certain communities of canonesses. The first historical record of the name is on a Roman inscription dated c. 514.
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Author: CoboCards-User
Main topic: Russian
Topic: Church
Published: 31.07.2011




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