parochially


parochially

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.

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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