parishioner

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

Definition of parishioner

:a member or inhabitant of a parish

Examples of parishioner in a Sentence

  1. the parishioners of First Baptist Church

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Origin and Etymology of parishioner

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


PARISHIONER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of parishioner for English Language Learners

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


PARISHIONER Defined for Kids

parishioner

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noun pa·rish·io·ner \ pə-ˈri-shə-nər \

Definition of parishioner for Students

:a member of a particular church


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