English adjective: provincial
|1.||provincial of or associated with a province|
|2.||provincial characteristic of the provinces or their people|
|Samples||Deeply provincial and conformist.|
In that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial.
Narrow provincial attitudes.
|Similar||bumpkinly, corn-fed, hick, insular, jerkwater, one-horse, parochial, pokey, poky, rustic, stay-at-home, unsophisticated|
English noun: provincial
|1.||provincial (person) (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order|
|Samples||The general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials.|
|Broader (hypernym)||functionary, official|
|Domain category||Church of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church|
|2.||provincial (person) a country person|
|Narrower (hyponym)||cottar, cotter, moujik, mujik, muzhik, muzjik|