provincialist

noun
pro·​vin·​cial·​ist | \ prə-ˈvin(t)-sh(ə-)list How to pronounce provincialist (audio) \

Definition of provincialist

: a native or inhabitant of a province

First Known Use of provincialist

1656, in the meaning defined above

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“Provincialist.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provincialist. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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