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parish
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
a local church community

or in Louisiana:  a jurisdiction of government like a county
  • He is the curate of the parish I dare say.
    Chapter 12 (77% in)
  • He earnestly pressed her, after giving the particulars of the house and garden, to come with her daughters to Barton Park, the place of his own residence, from whence she might judge, herself, whether Barton Cottage, for the houses were in the same parish, could, by any alteration, be made comfortable to her.
    Chapter 4 (83% in)
  • But so little interest had be taken in the matter, that he owed all his knowledge of the house, garden, and glebe, extent of the parish, condition of the land, and rate of the tithes, to Elinor herself, who had heard so much of it from Colonel Brandon, and heard it with so much attention, as to be entirely mistress of the subject.
    Chapter 49 (66% in)

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