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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Provincial (0.00864 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Provincial.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: provincial provincial adj 1: of or associated with a province; “provincial government” 2: characteristic of the provinces or their people; “deeply provincial and conformist”; “in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial”; “narrow provincial attitudes” [ant: cosmopolitan] provincial n 1: (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: a country person [syn: peasant, bucolic]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Provincial Provincial \Pro*vin"cial\, n. 1. A person belonging to a province; one who is provincial. [1913 Webster] 2. (R. C. Ch.) A monastic superior, who, under the general of his order, has the direction of all the religious houses of the same fraternity in a given district, called a province of the order. [1913 Webster] Provincial \Pro*vin"cial\, a. [L. provincialis: cf. F. provincial. See Province, and cf. Provencal.] 1. Of or pertaining to province; constituting a province; as, a provincial government; a provincial dialect. [1913 Webster] 2. Exhibiting the ways or manners of a province; characteristic of the inhabitants of a province; not cosmopolitan; countrified; not polished; rude; hence, narrow; illiberal. “Provincial airs and graces.” --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. Of or pertaining to an ecclesiastical province, or to the jurisdiction of an archbishop; not ecumenical; as, a provincial synod. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] 4. Of or pertaining to Provence; Provencal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] With two Provincial roses on my razed shoes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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