Definitions for (noun) provincial

Main entry: peasant, provincial, bucolic

Definition: a country person


Main entry: provincial

Definition: (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order

Usage: the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials

Definitions for (adjective) provincial

Main entry: provincial

Definition: characteristic of the provinces or their people

Usage: deeply provincial and conformist; in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial; narrow provincial attitudes


Main entry: provincial

Definition: of or associated with a province

Usage: provincial government