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Definition of Parochial

Parochial

  1. Of or pertaining to a parish; restricted to a parish; as, parochial duties.

Parochial Quotations

Public education must be viewed from the lens of providing each child with the learning environment that best meets his or her needs. If we can send a low-income child to a parochial school, knowing that his odds of attending college will increase as a result, then that should be our mission.
Jeb Bush

My father grew up in an era when to be an American - a white American, at least - was to be yourself. In some respects, his generation was more ignorant, complacent, self-centered and parochial than mine.
William T. Vollmann

For a Catholic kid in parochial school, the only way to survive the beatings - by classmates, not the nuns - was to be the funny guy.
George A. Romero

Reagan was all about America, and you talked about it. Obama is, 'We are above that now. We're not just parochial, we're not just chauvinistic, we're not just provincial. We stand for something.' I mean, in a way, Obama's standing above the country, above - above the world. He's sort of God. He's going to bring all different sides together.
Chris Matthews

I grew up in a house with no running water, 16 miles from the closest place that had a post office. I had a very parochial view of the world.
Rick Perry
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Parochial Translations

parochial in Dutch is parochie-
parochial in Spanish is parroquial
parochial in Swedish is socken-
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