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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An idiom or word used and understood locally.

Usage examples (37)
  • "Get up with the chickens," is a provincialism understood especially by people who live on farms.
  • This kind of provincialism is very embarrassing for a space ranger like myself.
  • What kind of an insult to real provincialism is that?
  • Being accused provincialism is a bit hilarious for me, really. for more
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