paróquia

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin parochia, from Ancient Greek παροικία (paroikía, a dwelling abroad), from παρά (pará, beside) + οἶκος (oîkos, house).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /pa.ˈɾɔ.ki.a/, /pa.ˈɾɔ.kja/, /pa.ˈɾɔ.ki.ɐ/, /pa.ˈɾɔ.kjɐ/

Noun[edit]

paróquia f (plural paróquias)

  1. (Christianity) parish (part of a diocese)
  2. the members of a parish, collectively
  3. (Brazil, humorous) location; neighbourhood

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