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provincial

adjective

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provincial

noun

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an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country
  • the confidence man figured that fleecing these provincials would be easy

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The first known use of provincial was in the 14th century

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“Provincial.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/provincial. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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