Parochialism



[puh-roh-kee-uh-liz-uh m] /pəˈroʊ ki əˌlɪz əm/

noun
1.
a character, spirit, or tendency; excessive narrowness of interests or view; provincialism.
n.

“limited and narrow character or tendency,” 1847, from parochial + -ism.

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