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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pa·ro·chi·al /pəˈrokiəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·ro·chi·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a parish; restricted to a parish; as, parochial duties; parochial schools. Parochial pastors.” --Bp. Atterbury.
 2. Hence: Limited; narrow; having or characterized by narrow interests centered on oneself or one's local community; narrow-minded; provincial; as, parochial views. “The parochial mind.”  --W. Black.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to or supported by or located in a parish;
             "parochial schools"
      2: narrowly restricted in outlook or scope; "little sympathy
         with parocial mentality"; "insular attitudes toward
         foreigners" [syn: insular]