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Abthain

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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(M. L., abthania, abbacy), Term referring to territories of churches and monasteries founded by Celtic monks, chiefly between the mountain chain of the Mounth and the Firth of Forth. Many of them passed into the hands of laymen, who paid tribute to the Church for them.

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Entry for 'Abthain'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​a/abthain.html. 1910.
 
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