Definition of parish register noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


parish register

BrE BrE//ˌpærɪʃ ˈredʒɪstə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpærɪʃ ˈredʒɪstər//
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a book that has a list of all the baptisms, marriages and funerals that have taken place at a particular parish church
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: parish register