Definition of Provincials

1. Noun. (plural of provincial) ¹



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Definition of Provincials

1. provincial [n] - See also: provincial

Lexicographical Neighbors of Provincials

provincialise
provincialised
provincialises
provincialising
provincialism
provincialisms
provincialist
provincialists
provincialities
provinciality
provincialize
provincialized
provincializes
provincializing
provincially
provincials
provinciate
provinciated
provinciates
provinciating
provine
provined
provines
proving
proving ground
provings
provining
proviolence
proviolent
proviral

Literary usage of Provincials

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon (1881)
"But the favour which implied a distinction was lost in the The free- prodigality of Caracalla, and the reluctant provincials were compelled to assume the ..."

2. Correspondence of William Shirley: Governor of Massachusetts and Military by William Shirley (1912)
"... Effect the Junction of his Majesty's Forces would have with the Provincials, if order'd to join them on their intended Expedition. ..."

3. Correspondence of William Shirley, Governor of Massachusetts and Military by William Shirley (1912)
"General Winslow would inform him what Effect the Junction of his Majesty's Forces would have with the Provincials, if order'd to join them on their intended ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In the same decree it was ordered that "the provincials of all orders ... The provincials of the orders, each and every one, shall make a list of the ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, William Smith (1862)
"But the favour which implied a distinction was lost in the prodigality of Caracalla, and the reluctant provincials were compelled to assume the vain title ..."

6. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"But the favour which implied a distinction was lost in the •me frw- prodigality of Caracalla, and the reluctant provincials were ..."

7. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1852)
"But the favor which implied a distinction was lost in the prodigality of Caracalla, and the reluctant provincials were compelled to assume the vain title, ..."

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