HyperDic: parochial

English > 2 senses of the word parochial:
ADJECTIVEpertparochialrelating to or supported by or located in a parish
allparochial, insularnarrowly restricted in outlook or scope
parochial > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > parochial: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or supported by or located in a parish.
Example"parochial schools"
Nounsparisha local church community
parishthe local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor
English > parochial: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnarrowly restricted in outlook or scope.
Example"little sympathy with parochial mentality"
Broaderprovincialcharacteristic of the provinces or their people
Spanishcuadrado, estrecho de miras, insular, pueblerino
Adverbsparochiallyin a parochial manner

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