Definition for PRO-VIN'CIAL


  1. Pertaining to a province or relating to it; as a provincial government; a provincial dialect.
  2. Appendant to the principal kingdom or state; as, provincial dominion; provincial territory. – Brown.
  3. Not polished; rude; as, provincial accent or manners. – Dryden.
  4. Pertaining to an ecclesiastical province, or to the jurisdiction of an archbishop; not ecumenical; as, a provincial synod. – Ayliffe.

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