Parochial

Pa*ro"chi*al

(?), a. [LL. parochialis, from L. parochia. See Parish.] 1. Of or pertaining to a parish; restricted to a parish; as, parochial duties; parochial schools. "Parochial pastors." Bp. Atterbury.
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2. Hence: Limited; narrow; having or characterized by narrow interests centered on oneself or one's local community; narrow-minded; provincial; as, parochial views. "The parochial mind." W. Black.
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