Definitions of provincial:
- noun: (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
Example: "The general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials"
- noun: a country person
- adjective: of or associated with a province
Example: "Provincial government"
- adjective: characteristic of the provinces or their people
Example: "Deeply provincial and conformist"
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