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parochial
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Middlemarch
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  • But the last fortnight Mary had been staying at Lowick Parsonage with the ladies there, during Mr. Farebrother’s residence in Middlemarch, where he was carrying out some parochial plans; and Fred, not seeing anything more agreeable to do, had turned into the Green Dragon, partly to play at billiards, partly to taste the old flavor of discourse about horses, sport, and things in general, considered from a point of view which was not strenuously correct.

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as in: limited by a parochial view Define
narrowly restricted in outlook -- typically concerned only with local matters
as in: parochial school Define
relating to religious organization -- especially a parish (church and surrounding area)
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