noun, plural can·ter·buries.
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OTHER WORDS FROM CanterburyCan·ter·bu·ri·an [kan-ter-byoor-ee-uhn], /ˌkæn tərˈbyʊər i ən/, adjective
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There are encouraging signs, whether it’s a local regeneration project or the Archbishop of Canterbury volunteering as an extra hospital chaplain.What is the Point of Celebrating Easter During a Pandemic?|N.T. Wright|April 2, 2021|Time
The Canterbury Tales was, Strohm writes, “one of the volumes around which the new trade would organize itself.”A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings|Wendy Smith|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is why there will not be much hand-wringing over the Archbishop of Canterbury confessing to doubting the existence of God.
Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, says there are moments he thinks, “Is there a God?”
She sought out the Archbishop of Canterbury to talk about death.
The role of the Archbishop of Canterbury is a complicated and delicate one.What the Archbishop of Canterbury Should Have Said About Gay Rights|Gene Robinson|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury, made lord chancellor in consideration of his services in crowning king John.
Durham, like Canterbury, is a town that is much favored by the artists, and deservedly so.
We had expected to come a second time to Canterbury and to visit these three points then, but were unable to carry out our plan.
This road was joined at Canterbury by two others, proceeding respectively from Lympne and Reculver.The Towns of Roman Britain|James Oliver Bevan
Edmund Grindal, archbishop of Canterbury, died; an able theological writer.