Definition of provincialist in US English:


noun & adjective

  • See provincialism

    • ‘It's just that being patriotic seems too often to be the banner that's waved by provincialists.’
    • ‘I also argued that recognizing Quebec as a distinct society would give the provincialists the ammunition they need to achieve their ends of dismantling our federation.’
    • ‘In Bulgaria, Detchko Uzunov might be a provincialist or a parochialist, but he surely was not a regionalist.’