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Westminster Abbey

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(Named Buildings) 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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Noun1.Westminster Abbey - a famous Gothic church of St. Peter in Westminster, London on the site of a former Benedictine monastery; "Westminster Abbey is the scene of the coronations of almost all English monarchs"; "Distinguished English subjects are buried in Westminster Abbey"
City of Westminster, Westminster - a borough of Greater London on the Thames; contains Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey
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Westminster Abby is a potential venue, after it was confirmed that Prince Harry and Markle could tie the knot there following the recent ruling by the Church of England.
The announcement of this appointment comes on the day following the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty's coronation as Queen in Westminster Abby.
On Friday, as the Ship of State steams steadily towards the rocks (so economic pundits tell us) we get today's equivalent of that doomed dance band in the shape and sound of the medieval malarkey coming from Westminster Abby.

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