parochial

[ puh-roh-kee-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF parochial

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PAROCHIAL

He had never met with any entry affecting the parochial clergy.

Patriotism had to be parochial; for men had no country, but only a countryside.

The average incomes of the parochial clergy, meanwhile, were small.

Otherwise, the town's associations are chiefly provincial, not to say parochial.

But I don't think we shall do any good by going into a parochial quarrel.

Is there no weak listening to parochial gossip on the Curate's part?

Similar instructions were sent to parochial schools by the archbishop.

Your parochial conscience was uneasy, I suppose, because I was missing at church?

Every parochial vote was in the hands of the whole body of rate-payers.

The secular clergy is divided into parochial and non-parochial.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PAROCHIAL

regional

adjectivecharacteristic of a region
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