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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ab·bess /ˈæbɪs/ 名詞
 女修道院院長, 女庵主持

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·bess n.  A female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns, having the same authority over the nuns which the abbots have over the monks. See Abbey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the superior of a group of nuns [syn: mother superior, prioress]