Left Definition 1 of 3Right
LampPro Tip 1/3
Geographical ContextPlay
Use 'provincial' to describe things related to parts of a country outside the capital or major cities. SlideShe enjoyed the provincial charm of the small towns.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Not GlobalPlay
'Provincial' implies a connection to a specific region within a country rather than international or worldwide scope. SlideThe festival featured provincial cuisines from around the country.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Governmental UsePlay
When discussing government or administration, 'provincial' refers to the regional, not federal level. SlideThe provincial laws were more relaxed than those at the national level.