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parish
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
a local church community

or in Louisiana:  a jurisdiction of government like a county
  • He was a most Christian gentleman, a member of a Reformed parish, with strict traditional opinions, so stubborn an advocate of restricting qualifications for those who govern to the aristocracy that it was as if he were living in the fourteenth century, when, against the dogged resistance of the old free patricians, tradesmen had first begun to win seats and voices in the town council—in sum, a man who opposed anything new.
    2.1 - The Baptismal Bowl / Grandfather in His Two Forms (49% in)

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