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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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