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Definition of Parish
ParishParish Par"ish, n. [OE. parishe, paresche, parosche, OF.
paroisse, parosse, paroiche, F. paroisse, L. parochia,
corrupted fr. paroecia, Gr. ?, fr. ? dwelling beside or near;
? beside + ? a house, dwelling; akin to L. vicus village. See
Vicinity, and cf. Parochial.]
1. (Eccl. & Eng. Law)
(a) That circuit of ground committed to the charge of one
parson or vicar, or other minister having cure of
souls therein. --Cowell.
(b) The same district, constituting a civil jurisdiction,
with its own officers and regulations, as respects the
poor, taxes, etc.
Note: Populous and extensive parishes are now divided, under
various parliamentary acts, into smaller ecclesiastical
districts for spiritual purposes. --Mozley & W.
2. An ecclesiastical society, usually not bounded by
territorial limits, but composed of those persons who
choose to unite under the charge of a particular priest,
clergyman, or minister; also, loosely, the territory in
which the members of a congregation live. [U. S.]
3. In Louisiana, a civil division corresponding to a county
in other States. ParishParish Par"ish, a.
Of or pertaining to a parish; parochial; as, a parish church;
parish records; a parish priest; maintained by the parish;
as, parish poor. --Dryden.
(a) The clerk or recording officer of a parish.
(b) A layman who leads in the responses and otherwise assists
in the service of the Church of England.
Parish court, in Louisiana, a court in each parish.
Meaning of Parish from wikipedia
- A parish
is a church territorial entity constituting
a division within
a diocese. A parish
care and clerical jurisdiction
of a parish...
- Sarah Parish
(born 7 June 1968) is an English
actress. She is known
for her work on television series
including: The Pillars
of the Earth, Peak Practice...
center, seat of government, or capital
city of a county
or civil parish
. The term is used in the United
States, Canada, Romania, China
is the seventh studio album
by South African
rock band Seether. It was released
on 12 May 2017. It is the band's first album
into three parishes
: Saint Peter Parish Saint Anthony Parish Saint Georges Parish
on the island...
, Louisiana, are separate entities
with a single consolidated
government. The City of Lafayette comprises
all of Lafayette Parish
authority. It is an administrative parish
, in contrast
to an ecclesiastical parish
. A civil parish
in size from a large
town with a...
- The U.S. state
into 64 parishes
(French: paroisses) in the same way that 48 other states
of the United States
- etc. Parishes ordered
by city and hundreds: Karlshamn Karlshamn Parish
Bräkne Hundred Asarum Parish
- Robert Parish
30, 1953) is an American retired basketball
center. He was known
for his strong
defense, his high arcing
jump shooting, and...
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