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1. parish

noun. ['ˈpærɪʃ, ˈpɛrɪʃ'] a local church community.

Synonyms

  • community

Antonyms

  • disagreement

Etymology

  • paroisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • parochia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Parish

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Example sentences of the word parish


1. Noun, singular or mass
The individual should make this particular appeal in the district court of the parish in which they reside.

2. Verb, base form
Determine in which county or parish within that country the birth was registered.

3. Adjective
Although construction of the basilica reached completion in 1797, parish records date back to 1594.

2. parish

noun. ['ˈpærɪʃ, ˈpɛrɪʃ'] the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor.

Synonyms

  • diocese
  • episcopate
  • jurisdiction

Etymology

  • paroisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • parochia (Latin)
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