pro·​vin·​cial·​ist prə-ˈvin(t)-sh(ə-)list How to pronounce provincialist (audio)
: a native or inhabitant of a province

Word History

First Known Use

1656, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of provincialist was in 1656

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“Provincialist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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