Definition of parishad in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌrɪʃʌd/


A council or assembly.
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.


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

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