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parish church

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
parish churchˌparish ˈchurch noun [countable] British English  RRCthe main Christian church in a particular area
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parish churchThis was the only Nonconformist chapel Butterfield ever designed and in 1976 it became a parish church.In almost any parish church there is craftsmanship of quiet excellence.He died 14 June 1835 and was buried in Dedham parish church, where there is a mural tablet to his memory.Protestant rioters desecrated Hailsham parish church in 1559, and the old practices were driven steadily underground.There are two excellent public houses and a charming hillside parish church, all worth visiting.Father Luke pedalled backwards in the direction of Whitechapel's parish church and fell over the barrow.Some wished to receive Communion in the parish church and there were others who wished to receive Communion from Methodist preachers.The parish church of the Canongate, built in 1688.
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