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parochialism

noun pa·ro·chi·al·ism \-kē-ə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of PAROCHIALISM

:  the quality or state of being parochial; especially :  selfish pettiness or narrowness (as of interests, opinions, or views)

First Known Use of PAROCHIALISM

1847

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