Glastonbury
geographical name 1. town central Connecticut SE of Hartford population 31,876 2. town SW England in Somerset population 6773

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Glastonbury — Vue depuis la cilline …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Glastonbury — …   Wikipedia Español

  • Glastonbury — (spr. glästn börĭ), 1) Stadt (municipal borough) in Somersetshire (England), 10 km südlich von Wells, hat eine Kirche zu St. Johann dem Täufer mit schönem gotischen Turm, Ruinen einer berühmten Benediktinerabtei (am besten erhalten die St.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Glastonbury — (spr. glast nbörrĕ), Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Somerset, (1901) 4016 E.; Seidenindustrie; Ruinen der Benediktinerabtei G. Abbey …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Glastonbury —   [ glæstənbərɪ], Stadt in der County Somerset, Südengland, südlich von Bristol, 7 100 Einwohner   Stadtbild:   Die bedeutende, im frühen Mittelalter gegründete Benediktinerabtei verfiel nach Auflösung der Klöster 1539. Die nur als Ruine… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Glastonbury — town in Somersetshire, famous as a prehistoric site, O.E. Glestingabyrig, Glastingburi (725), Stronghold (O.E. byrig, dat. of burh) of the people (O.E. inga ) living at Glaston, a Celtic name, possibly meaning woad place …   Etymology dictionary

  • Glastonbury — infobox UK place country = England static static image caption=A view of Glastonbury from the Tor latitude= 51.1485 longitude= 2.7140 official name= Glastonbury population = 8,800cite web|url=http://www.somerset.gov.uk/media/030F1/mendip… …   Wikipedia

  • Glastonbury — 51.1475 2.7183333333333 Koordinaten: 51° 9′ N, 2° 43′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glastonbury — /glas teuhn ber ee/; for 1 also /glas teuhn beuh ree/; for 2 also /glas euhn ber ee/, n. 1. a borough of SW 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… …   Universalium

  • Glastonbury — This surname seems at first glance to be locational and to derive from the ancient town of Glastonbury in Somerset. That some name holders do derive from this source through a noble family known to have lived in Dorset in the 15th century and… …   Surnames reference

  • Glastonbury —    The prestige of Glastonbury Abbey is based on medieval legends. The earliest, in the late 10th century, is a claim that the first church on the site (which actually is no older than the 7th century) predated the arrival of the earliest… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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