Meaning of parish
Pronunciation: (par'ish), [key]
- an ecclesiastical district having its own church and member of the clergy.
- a local church with its field of activity.
- (in Louisiana) a county.
- the people of an ecclesiastical or civil parish.
- house (def. 20).
- receiving charity from local authorities.
- Informal.meagerly or inadequately supplied.
- parish (Thesaurus)