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parish British & World English

(In the Christian Church) a small administrative district typically having its own church and a priest or pastor

parish English Thesaurus

the parish of Poplar in East London

parish-pump British & World English

Of local importance or interest only; parochial

parish-pump English Thesaurus

a major league performer showing the parish-pump locals how to run their affairs

parish clerk British & World English

An official performing various mainly administrative duties concerned with the Church or with a civil parish

parish council British & World English

The administrative body in a civil parish

parish register British & World English

A book recording christenings, marriages, and burials at a parish church

civil parish in parish British & World English

The smallest unit of local government, constituted only in rural areas