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Definition: Of, relating to, or financially supported by one or more church parishes. Of or relating to parochial schools.
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Two writers in Washington, D.C., spill White House insiders' views of President Donald Trump. One is well-known – Bob Woodward, an associate editor at The Washington Post who has a new book titled "Fear / Trump in the White House." The other is ...

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This week's word in the news: PAROCHIAL

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Of, relating to, or financially supported by one or more church parishes. Of or relating to parochial schools.

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He’s also learned what to do in the event that an armed intruder shows up at the North Center parochial school, which recently spent nearly $90,000 on a security system designed to quickly notify police if an active shooter is on church or school premises.
The Chicago Tribune -- 09/17/2018

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