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parochialism

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noun pa·ro·chi·al·ism \-kē-ə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of parochialism

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



1847

First Known Use of parochialism

1847


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