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Definition of Parochial

Parochial

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

Parochial Quotations

Empathy has some unfortunate features - it is parochial, narrow-minded, and innumerate. We're often at our best when we're smart enough not to rely on it.
Paul Bloom

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

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

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
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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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