Definition of parochialism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

parochialism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//pəˈrəʊkɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pəˈroʊkɪzəm//
 
[uncountable](disapproving)
 
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the quality of only being concerned with small issues that happen in your local area and not being interested in more important things the parochialism of a small community