- a town in S Oxfordshire, in S England, on the Thames: site of Benedictine abbey founded 7th century a.d.
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For which loss the brethren were greatly grieved—the brethren of Abingdon.Oxford
Miss Abingdon had antiquated notions of a chaperon's duties.Peter and Jane
S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
The motion was opposed by the earls of Nottingham, Abingdon, and Paulet.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.
That year he led a company as far westward as Abingdon, Virginia.Blue Ridge Country
At Abingdon, for example, the rents of many of the town tenements were assigned to it.English Monastic Life
- a market town in S England, in Oxfordshire. Pop: 36 010 (2001)