Definition of parishad in English:

parishad

Syllabification: pa·ri·shad
Pronunciation: /ˈpə-riˌSHəd
 
/

noun

Indian
A council or assembly.
More example sentences
  • It is also our policy at the parishad to take art closer to the common man.
  • They said they were here on the invitation of the Institute of Social Sciences, Delhi, and would study the three-tier local bodies system, including Panchayti Raj, block samitis and zila parishads.
  • Mr Harish Gupta, president of the parishad, exhorted the gathering to educate the new generation about ancient Indian values and culture.

Origin

from Sanskrit, from pari 'around' + sad- 'sit'.

Definition of parishad in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something