- Pertaining to a parish.
- Characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns to the exclusion of wider contexts; elementary in scope or outlook.
- The use of simple, primary colors in the painting gave it a parochial feel.
- Some people in the United States have been accused of taking a parochial view, of not being interested in international matters.
- 1918, 1st of February, "Why I Joined The Army", an article in London's Daily Express by Daniel Desmond Sheehan
- But for men of principle and honour and straightforward thought there could be no middle course and no paltering with petty issues of party or parochial advantage.
- 1969, T.C. Smout: A History of the Scottish People 1560-1830, p 341:
- Its atmosphere might have been provincial, but it was never merely parochial.
- French: paroissial
- German: Gemeinde-, Pfarr-, Pfarrei-
- Italian: parrocchiale
- Portuguese: paroquial
- Russian: приходско́й
- Spanish: parroquial
- French: étriqué, égocentrique, provincial
- German: engstirnig, beschränkt, provinziell
- Italian: provinciale, campanilistico
- Portuguese: paroquial, provinciano
- Russian: у́зкий
- Spanish: provinciano