provinciality

provinciality

[pruh-vin-shee-al-i-tee]
noun, plural provincialities.
1.
provincial character.
2.
provincial characteristic: Her provincialities reflect a refreshing naturalness.

Origin:
1775–85; provincial + -ity

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provincial (prəˈvɪnʃəl)
 
adj
1.  of or connected with a province
2.  characteristic of or connected with the provinces; local
3.  having attitudes and opinions supposedly common to people living in the provinces; rustic or unsophisticated; limited
4.  (NZ) denoting a football team representing a province, one of the historical administrative areas of New Zealand
 
n
5.  a person lacking the sophistications of city life; rustic or narrow-minded individual
6.  a person coming from or resident in a province or the provinces
7.  the head of an ecclesiastical province
8.  the head of a major territorial subdivision of a religious order
 
provinciality
 
n
 
pro'vincially
 
adv

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