PROVIN'CIAL, adjective Pertaining to a province or relating to it; as a provincial government; a provincial dialect.
1. Appendant to the principal kingdom or state; as provincial dominion; provincial territory.
2. Not polished; rude; as provincial accent or manners.
3. Pertaining to an ecclesiastical province, or to the jurisdiction of an archbishop; not ecumenical; as a provincial synod.
PROVIN'CIAL, noun A spiritual governor. In catholic countries, one who has the direction of the several convents of a province.
1. A person belonging to a province.