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Definition of Abbess

the female superior of a community of nuns

Examples of Abbess in a sentence

An Abbess is the female leader of a small community of nuns.

You have to be a nun for a certain amount of time before you can be an Abbess.

An Abbess is voted into office by secret votes of the community she would lead.

A woman of illegitimate birth, who is not a virgin, or is a widow cannot be an Abbess.

The sisters looked to their Abbess for encouragement.

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