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parish
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
a local church community

or in Louisiana:  a jurisdiction of government like a county
  • The answers were all based on official data furnished by governors and heads of churches, and founded on the reports of district magistrates and ecclesiastical superintendents, founded in their turn on the reports of parochial overseers and parish priests; and so all of these answers were unhesitating and certain.
    Part Four (21% in)
  • She was in love with all the new princes and princesses who married into the imperial family; she had been in love with a high dignitary of the Church, a vicar, and a parish priest; she had been in love with a journalist, three Slavophiles, with Komissarov, with a minister, a doctor, an English missionary and Karenin.
    Part Five (68% in)
  • "Parish clerks, teachers, and one in a thousand of the peasants, maybe, know what it's all about.
    Part Eight (80% in)

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