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parochial -- as in: parochial school
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as in: parochial school Define
relating to religious organization -- especially a parish (church and surrounding area)
  • They both attended parochial elementary schools. Hers was Catholic and his was Lutheran.
  • Every Orthodox Jew sent his male children to a yeshiva, a Jewish parochial school,
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
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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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