parish

Part of speech: noun

A religious congregation; an ecclesiastical district.

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Usage examples "parish":

  1. 3018. Are you a fisherman at Channerwick, in Sandwick parish? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. I should think they might be of use in your parish. - "Mrs. Falchion, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009.
  3. Our parish may be small, and we may be lights indoors, shining for only one neglected soul in the house, or for young ones who have to be trained for the Lord, or for the men on our own staircase in college, or with whom we walk in afternoons. - "Memoranda Sacra", J. Rendel Harris.