Definition of Provincial
Provincial
pro·vin·cial


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(adjective)
relating or belonging to the regions outside a country's capital city, typically with the implication that they are narrow-minded and unsophisticated;

e.g. The city's residents looked down on the provincial folk who were visiting.

(noun)
relating or belonging to a nonurban district of a country (a province);

e.g. She spoke with a provincial accent which told us that she wasn't from the city.

(noun)
a person who comes from or lives in a region that is not in the city (especially a capital city), usually with the implication that they are narrow-minded and unsophisticated;

e.g. He wasn't interested in convincing the provincial to see his point of view.




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