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parish
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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a local church community

or in Louisiana:  a jurisdiction of government like a county
  • But I never had any special grief from it, or brooded, being by and large too larky and boisterous to take it to heart, and looked at it as needing no more special explanation than the stone-and-bat wars of the street gangs or the swarming on a fall evening of parish punks to rip up fences, screech and bawl at girls, and beat up strangers.
    Chapter 1 (88% in)

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