Example sentences for: parish

How can you use “parish” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I'm afraid that, out here, the Brooklyn Museum story is a trifle parish pump; although, as an ex-Manhattanite, I realize the five boroughs are one hell of a parish.

  • Abingdon means Æbba's hill; Boston means Bōtwulf's stone; Conventry means Cofa's tree; Leighton Buzzard is named for the Busard family, who owned land here in the 13th century; Lichfield means open land near Letocetum, the latter name itself meaning gray wood; Maidstone probably means stone of the maidens (i.e., where the girls gathered); Morpeth, like it or not, means murder path; Redruth, a Cornish name, means red ford; Southend arose at the southern end of Prittlewell parish; Westminster is west of the City of London.

  • Blackwell doesn't know if this self-dubbed Apostle has been sent by God or Satan (nor do we), but he trusts that the former will soon make that plain; in the meantime, he sets about helping E.F. to establish a parish.

  • Two good places to witness the rush-bearing ceremony are St. Mary’s Parish Church in Ambleside (4 July) and Grasmere Parish Church in Grasmere (1 August).

  • The Catholic parish church dates mostly from the 13th century, though parts of it go back to the 11th century.

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