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Cuomo was lucky to be the governor of New York and therefore in the center of a media world that can be noticeably parochial.

Nearly 16,000 students at private and parochial schools in the city have been learning in person, with fewer than five cases of suspected in-school transmission, the lawsuit says.

Beyond that, an estimated 7,000 employees work in roughly 215 private and parochial schools, with an additional 15,000 people employed in child-care centers.

As a consequence, too many focus on comparatively parochial, short-term concerns over global problems.

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When we hit this point, any previous extrapolations can seem pretty 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.

When I proposed calling the blog “Zion Square,” which later became “Open Zion,” some supporters said it was too parochial.

Like me, they understand the negotiations as serving petty parochial interests rather than the objective of achieving peace.

The cathedral is the only Spanish parochial church; it cares for two thousand four hundred souls.

At the port of Cavite is a parochial church, which ministers to over three thousand souls.

The vicar's wife, still slightly discomposed, launched out into some parochial matter she had wished to mention to him.

Inside the walls of Manila there is only one Spanish parochial church, namely, the cathedral.

Parochial church of Santiago, a suburb of Manila, and the souls cared for therein.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parochial, such as: insular, petty, sectarian, biased, bigoted, and conservative.

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