1 [C] area within a diocese, having its own church and clergyman 牧区
*He is vicar of a large rural parish. 他是农村一大牧区的牧师.
* [attrib 作定语] a parish church 牧区教堂
* a parish priest 牧区牧师
* parish boundaries 牧区范围.
2 (also civil `parish) [C] (in England) area within a county, having its own local government （英国）郡以下的行政区. Cf 参看 borough 1.
3 [CGp] people living in a parish, esp those who attend church regularly 牧区的居民; （尤指）牧区内按时上教堂的教徒
*The parish objected to some of the vicar's reforms. 牧区教徒反对牧师的某些改革措施.
4 (idm 习语) ,parish `pump [attrib 作定语] of or relating to local affairs 地方事务的; 区域性的
*parish-pump affairs, politics, gossip 区域性的事务、政治、流言蜚语.
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin: parroche, from Late Latin parochia, from Late Greek paroikos 'Christian', from Greek, 'stranger']
the area that a priest in some Christian churches is responsible for
Father Doyle moved to a new parish.
BrE a small area, especially a village, that has its own local government
elections to the parish council
1. He is vicar of a large rural parish. 他是农村一大牧区的牧师.