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1. Of, relating to, supported by, or located in a parish.
2. Of or relating to parochial schools.
3. Narrowly restricted in scope or outlook; provincial: parochial attitudes.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin parochiālis, from parochia, diocese; see parish.]

pa·ro′chi·al·ism n.
pa·ro′chi·al·ist n.
pa·ro′chi·al·ly adv.
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Adv.1.parochially - in a parochial manner; "parochially narrow in his outlook"
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[pəˈrəʊkɪlɪ] adv (fig) (pej) → campanilisticamente
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