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- parochial school,
Origin of parochial
Examples from the Web for parochial
After years at the head of a parochial school classroom, he could no longer distinguish one blond Irish Catholic kid from another.
One enduring lesson of the Holocaust is that antisemitism is not a parochial Jewish interest.
My bias is that Congress tends to be parochial, irresponsible, and self-interested.Senate Democrats Just Took Us a Step Closer to the Imperial Presidency|David Frum|December 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When I proposed calling the blog “Zion Square,” which later became “Open Zion,” some supporters said it was too parochial.
Vouchers provide public funds to parents who need help in paying tuition for private or parochial schools.
What can you learn about the present status of the parochial school movement, especially in your own vicinity?Aliens or Americans?|Howard B. Grose
They relate to the two points of episcopal jurisdiction and superintendence, and residence of parochial clergy.Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2)|The Duke of Buckingham
In 1522 the establishment of clergy consisted of a vicar, eleven parochial priests and two chantry priests.Bell's Cathedrals: The Churches of Coventry|Frederic W. Woodhouse
The shabby plainness of Wren's church well typified all the parochial parsimony.The Pretty Lady |Arnold E. Bennett
His mother never got any parochial relief, and she and her daughter have to struggle along as best they can.Our Journey to the Hebrides|Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Word Origin for parochial
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.