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Overview of noun provincial

The noun provincial has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. provincial

((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. peasant, provincial, bucolic

(a country person)


Overview of adj provincial

The adj provincial has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) provincial

(of or associated with a province; "provincial government")

2. (2) provincial

(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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