Meaning of “parish” in the English Dictionary

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"parish" in British English

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parishnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpær.ɪʃ/ us /ˈper.ɪʃ/

(Definition of “parish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"parish" in American English

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parishnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpær·ɪʃ/

an area that a church provides for:

She lived her whole life in this parish.

A parish is also a political division within the state of Louisiana.

(Definition of “parish” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)