Parochially



[puh-roh-kee-uh l] /pəˈroʊ ki əl/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or financially supported by one or more church parishes:
parochial churches in Great Britain.
2.
of or relating to parochial schools or the education they provide.
3.
very limited or narrow in scope or outlook; provincial:
parochial views; a parochial mentality.
/pəˈrəʊkɪəl/
adjective
1.
narrow in outlook or scope; provincial
2.
of or relating to a parish or parishes
adj.

late 14c., “pertaining to a parish,” from Anglo-French parochiel (late 13c.), from Old French parochial, from Late Latin parochialis “of a parish” (c.600), from parochia (see parish).

Figurative sense, “limited, narrow,” as if confined to a small region, is from 1856 (also see parochialism). Parochial school is attested from 1755.

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