(In the Christian Church) a small administrative district typically having its own church and a priest or pastor
the parish of Poplar in East London
A parish lying outside the walls or municipal boundaries of a city or town, but for some purposes regarded as belonging to it.
= parish church.
A mass celebrated, especially on a Sunday, in a parish church.
A poorly equipped ship or ill-clothed sailor.
The work or duty of attending to the poor and sick of a parish; pastoral work in a parish.
Of local importance or interest only; parochial
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The principal or original church of a parish.
A house owned by a parish, especially the house used to accommodate the minister or clergy.
Property belonging to a parish, and administered by the churchwardens.
The priest in charge of a parish.
A person concerned only with local matters.
Poorly or cheaply equipped or clothed.
A school serving or supported by a parish; specifically = parochial school.
An official performing various mainly administrative duties concerned with the Church or with a civil parish
A local administrative area responsible for the maintenance of its own public roads.
Concern with local matters exclusively, parochialism.
Limited in scope or outlook, parochial.
The administrative body in a civil parish
A book recording christenings, marriages, and burials at a parish church
The office of a parish clerk.
A communion service held in a parish for the benefit of all parishioners (as opposed to one held in a private chapel, etc.); (in modern use especially) one held as the principal service of the day, especially on a Sunday, at which most of the congregation take communion.
A member of a parish council.
= parish communion.
A schoolmaster in a parish school; specifically = parochial schoolmaster.
The smallest unit of local government, constituted only in rural areas