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parishioner

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noun pa·rish·ion·er \pə-ˈri-sh(ə-)nər\

Simple Definition of parishioner

  • : a person who goes to a particular local church : a person who belongs to a parish

Full Definition of parishioner

  1. :  a member or inhabitant of a parish

Examples of parishioner

  1. the parishioners of First Baptist Church



Origin of parishioner

Middle English parisshoner, probably modification of Anglo-French parochien, from paroche


First Known Use: 15th century


PARISHIONER Defined for Kids

parishioner

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noun pa·rish·io·ner \pə-ˈri-shə-nər\

Definition of parishioner

  1. :  a member of a particular church





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