Example sentences for: parishes

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

  • An English surveyor, Richard Norwood, undertook a study of the terrain, dividing the colony into the nine “tribes” that are the parishes (counties) of today and the origin of the numerous “Tribe Roads” still to be seen across the island.

  • To travel north from the city of Hamilton means traversing the parishes of Pembroke, Devonshire, Smith’s, and Hamilton (the latter not to be confused with the city of the same name!)

  • Thirteen administrative parishes were created, forming the basis of government that we still see today.

  • Of the nine parishes, all but St. George’s were named after prominent shareholders in the original Bermuda Company.

  • (Read about that abolition .) This summer, half the parishes in Louisiana threw out video gambling from their bars, restaurants, and truck stops.


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