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PROVINCIAL





Definition:

  1. [noun] (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order; "the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials"

  2. [noun] a country person
    Synonyms: peasant, bucolic

  3. [adjective] of or associated with a province; "provincial government"

  4. [adjective] characteristic of the provinces or their people; "deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes"

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