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parishioner

Definition:

a member of a parish

Class:

person noun (people)

Plural:

parishioners

Member of:

parish

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

"parish". Outlasted its older doublet parochian (late 13th century), which was...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Parish

a church territorial unit constituting a division of a diocese. A parish is under the pastoral care and clerical jurisdiction of a parish priest, who might be assisted by one or curates, and who operates from a parish church. Historically, a parish... (42 of 1542 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Parish

Collins Dictionary:

parishioner

a member of a particular parish (6 of 344 words, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/parishioners

Merriam-Webster:

parishioner

a member or inhabitant of a parish (7 of 48 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/parishioner

Oxford Dictionary:

parishioner

an inhabitant of a particular church parish, especially one who is a regular churchgoer (14 of 40 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/parishioner

Macmillan British Dictionary:

parishioner [countable] | parishioners [plural]

someone who lives in a particular parish and regularly goes to church (12 of 37 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/parishioner

Cambridge Dictionary:

parishioner

a member of a particular parish under the care of a priest, especially one who often goes to its church (20 of 25 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/parishioner

American Heritage Dictionary:

parishioner

A member of a parish. (5 of 24 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/parishioner

New World Dictionary:

parishioner

a member of a parish (5 of 21 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/parishioner

Random House Dictionary:

parishioner

one of the community or inhabitants of a parish. (9 of 14 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/parishioner

Wiktionary:

parishioner | parishioners [plural]

A member of a parish. (5 of 6 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/parishioner

Britannica Encyclopedia:

parish [religion]

in some Christian church polities, a geographic unit served by a pastor or priest. It's a subdivision of a diocese. In the New Testament, the Greek ... (26 of 241 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/443953​/parish

Encarta Dictionary:

parishioner | parishioners [plural]

a resident of a religious or civil parish (8 of 32 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861723838​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

parishioner

First use: late 15th century

Origin: "parish". Outlasted its older doublet parochian (late 13th century), which was obsolete by 1700.

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=parishioner

American Heritage Dictionary:

parishioner

Origin: Middle English, from parishon, parishioner, from Old French parochien, from parroche, parish; see "parish".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/parishioner

New World Dictionary:

parishioner

Origin: Middle English parisshoner from parishion ( from Old French paroissien from paroiche, "parish") + "-er"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/parishioner

Merriam-Webster:

parishioner

First use: 15th century

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

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/parishioner

Encarta Dictionary:

parishioner | parishioners [plural]

First use: 15th century

Origin: obsolete parishion from Old French parochien from parroche

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861723838​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

parishioner

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "parishioner"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/parishioner

Macmillan British Dictionary:

parishioner [countable] | parishioners [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "parishioner"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/parishioner

Macmillan American Dictionary:

parishioner [countable] | parishioners [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "parishioner"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/parishioner

Cambridge Dictionary:

parishioner

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "parishioner"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "parishioner"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/parishioner

the Free Dictionary:

parishioner

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "parishioner"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "parishioner"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "parishioner" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/parishioner

Google Dictionary:

parishioner | parishioners [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "parishioner"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

parishioner

Audio: North American pronunciation of "parishioner"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=parish​02 word=parishioner

YourDictionary Audio:

parishioner

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "parishioner" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/parishioner

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