- Pertaining to a parish.
- Characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns to the exclusion of wider contexts; elementary in scope or outlook.
Etymology: From Anglo-Norman Anglo-Norman, parochial and its source late parochialis, an alteration of paroecialis "of a church provice", from paroecia, from Hellenistic Greek (polytonic, ) "stay in a foreign land", later "community, diocese", from Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) "neighbouring, neighbour", from (polytonic, -) "para-" + (polytonic, á) "house".
- The use of simple, primary colors in the painting gave it a feel
- The United States has been accused of taking a view, of not being interested in international matters.
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