a town of southwest England, in whose vicinity the ruins of an important Iron Age lake village have been found and to which in folklore both King Arthur and Joseph of Arimathea have been linked, the latter as the founder of the abbey there.
Glastonbury Festival, a performing arts festival held annually in southwest England.
a town in central Connecticut whose western boundary is formed by the Connecticut River.
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How to use Glastonbury in a sentence
I have felt transcendence in performing for a hundred thousand people at Glastonbury.Cold War Kids’ Nathan Willett: My Evangelical Struggle | Nathan Willett | September 22, 2021 | The Daily Beast
She has been a huge fan of the festival for years … and there has always been that traveler crossover with Glastonbury.
So Morrissey plays at Glastonbury and I see Mike talking about it on Twitter.Bigmouth Strikes Again: Smiths Bassist Andy Rourke Tells All | Michael Moynihan | October 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Prince Harry was at the Glastonbury music festival over the weekend with his girlfriend Cressida Bonas.Prince Harry And Cressida Party Till Dawn At Glastonbury | Tom Sykes | July 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I recommended that he should go on into the night, because the nightlife is what Glastonbury is all about.Prince Harry And Cressida Party Till Dawn At Glastonbury | Tom Sykes | July 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
An image of a house in Glastonbury, Conn., shot by Philip Trager in 1976, when he went around the state documenting its buildings.
Taylor alludes to several made from the well known Glastonbury thorn.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
I lurked round Glastonbury until I saw the girl, and knew that some fresh trouble was on hand for you.
But we sent Erpwald back to Glastonbury in all haste, and he was in nowise loth to go, as may be supposed.
By that time I had leisure to spend the holy season with the court at Glastonbury, for there was peace everywhere.
Glastonbury itself, “its two streets forming a perfect cross,” is almost engirdled by a little river named the Brue.Archaic England | Harold Bayley
British Dictionary definitions for Glastonbury
a town in SW England, in Somerset: remains of prehistoric lake villages; the reputed burial place of King Arthur; site of a ruined Benedictine abbey, probably the oldest in England. Pop: 8429 (2001)
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