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Westminster Abbey

noun
1.
a Gothic church in London, England.
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Westminster Abbey

noun
1.
a Gothic church in London: site of a Benedictine monastery (1050–65); scene of the coronations of almost all English monarchs since William I
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Famous church located in London, England. Almost all English monarchs since William the Conqueror have been crowned there.

Note: Distinguished English subjects are buried there. The Poets' Corner contains the graves of great English writers, including Geoffrey Chaucer and Robert Browning.
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