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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

It's time to update traditional public schools, charter schools, home schools, online schools and parochial schools. Let the dollars follow the child instead of forcing the child to follow the dollars, so that every child has the opportunity to attain an education.
Bobby Jindal

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

Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan in the end.
George A. Moore
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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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