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View synonyms for parishioner

parishioner

[ puh-rish-uh-ner ]

noun

  1. one of the community or inhabitants of a parish.


parishioner

/ pəˈrɪʃənə /

noun

  1. a member of a particular parish


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Other Words From

  • pa·rishion·er·ship noun
  • nonpa·rishion·er noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of parishioner1

1425–75; late Middle English; earlier parishion, Middle English paroschian, -ien, -en < Old French paroissien. See parish, -ian, -er 1
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Example Sentences

They interrupted mass at the San Juan Cathedral, distributing condoms to mortified parishioners.

Parents and parishioners sympathetic to Swink pushed back with their own story and a petition, noting the initial conversation between the students had become contentious with the girls using a racial slur against the boy, who is of mixed race.

Still in the cult, but not as an employee, just as a parishioner.

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For example, a network of churches may receive a portion of the appointments for their parishioners, he said.

Holy Rood was founded in 1832 as the burial ground for parishioners of Holy Trinity, a Catholic church 11 blocks to the south.

He shot a grinning parishioner outside the Perfecting Church.

A parishioner who is a doctor then informed the police that Freed was beyond medical help.

But Darla Vogt, a former parishioner at Reeders UMC, was skeptical.

"Yes, Donald; but I never told you that you should swallow them," replies the pastor, who was as witty as his parishioner.

Now-a-days, a real, good, wrong-headed aggrieved parishioner is exactly what you do want.

Then for the first time he remembered that he had been due at that time about a matter of a sick parishioner.

Our most interesting little parishioner has set her heart on this globe-trotter.

The term "pane" means that portion of the churchyard fence which was allotted to each parishioner to keep in repair.

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