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 Parnassos (Greek), Parnassus (Latin).Parody. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Parochial.
 
Relating to a parish. Hence, petty, narrow. (See LITTLE ENGLANDERS.)   1
 


 Parnassos (Greek), Parnassus (Latin).Parody. 

 
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