Definitions

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  • adj. Not parochial.

Etymologies

non- +‎ parochial (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “Our school is the eighth-best nonparochial, nonresidential …” I stop talking.

    THE EXILE OF GIGI LANE

  • Now it is very hard to draw a very clear line between parochial and nonparochial anthropo - morphisms, because the main feature of anthro - pomorphism is its use of analogy from human phenom - ena to nonhuman phenomena and the idea of analogy is often very vague.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • They are, however, still obliged to maintain severe simplicity in their churches, especially when nonparochial.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Swan’s Lake is ranked the eighth-best nonparochial, nonresidential school in the country.

    THE EXILE OF GIGI LANE

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