paróquia

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

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paróquia f (plural paróquias)

  1. (Christianity) parish (part of a diocese)
  2. (Christianity) parish (members of a parish)
  3. (Brazil, humorous) hood; neighbourhood (part of a city)
    Este é o melhor bar da paróquia.
    This is the best pub around.

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