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Idioms for parish
- receiving charity from local authorities.
- Informal. meagerly or inadequately supplied.
Origin of parish
OTHER WORDS FROM parishin·ter·par·ish, adjectivetrans·par·ish, adjective
Words nearby parish
Example sentences from the Web for parish
The United States goes to the polls in more than 3,000 counties, parishes, and boroughs.
While modern evangelical churches have broadcast systems that would put most local PBS stations to shame, our 250-year-old country parish only recently had air-conditioning installed.How a funeral inspired the pandemic’s hottest hardware|Daniel Bentley|October 18, 2020|Fortune
Evacuation orders have been issued for many parishes in Louisiana, including Calcasieu Parish where Lake Charles is located.Hurricane Delta: What we know about the Category 3 storm|Lili Pike|October 9, 2020|Vox
LeBlanc’s son moved his family to a farm farther away from chemical plants in the parish because of his concern about air pollution, and his mother is moving there soon.New Research Shows Disproportionate Rate of Coronavirus Deaths in Polluted Areas|by Lylla Younes, ProPublica, and Sara Sneath|September 11, 2020|ProPublica
Then, after Hurricane Katrina slammed into Louisiana in 2005, the parish began to adopt a new identity.Louisiana’s population is already moving to escape climate catastrophe|Tim McDonnell|September 1, 2020|Quartz
Church bells pealed from St. Catherine of Siena parish one block away.
According to Wahlberg, his time in prison, as well as the guidance of a parish priest, helped him turn his life around.Mark Wahlberg’s Pardon Plea: A Look Back At His Troubling, Violent, and Racist Rap Sheet|Marlow Stern|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite the multiple warnings, Bishop Finn chose to leave Ratigan in place in the parish.Will the Vatican Finally Hold This Kansas City Bishop Accountable?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He claimed to be related to a quarter of the voters in Iberia Parish—sometimes to a full half of them.Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted Us to Eat Mississippi Hippos|Jon Mooallem|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The parish priest Father Michele Iacono, dressed in purple vestments, blessed the bodies and performed last rights en masse.
In the parish churches, many of which are of great interest, the predominant styles are Decorated and Perpendicular.
The taxes whether public, county, or parish, were payable in tobacco.
These residents then killed the parish priest, and without arms fled for safety to the mountain ravines.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
A pretty boy of seven or eight years of age is chosen by each parish.
Her visitors took their leave, to spread the report over the village and parish of King's Warren.