provincial

[ pruh-vin-shuhl ]
/ prəˈvɪn ʃəl /

adjective

noun

Origin of provincial

1300–50; Middle English (noun and adj.) < Latin prōvinciālis. See province, -al1

SYNONYMS FOR provincial

Related forms

Can be confused

providential provincial
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Examples from the Web for interprovincial

  • Mats are made at both Casiguran and Baler, and enter to a small extent, the interprovincial trade with neighboring provinces.

    Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller

British Dictionary definitions for interprovincial (1 of 2)

interprovincial

/ (ˌɪntəprəˈvɪnʃəl) /

adjective

conducted between or involving two or more provinces

British Dictionary definitions for interprovincial (2 of 2)

provincial

/ (prəˈvɪnʃəl) /

adjective

noun

Derived Forms

provinciality (prəˌvɪnʃɪˈælɪtɪ), nounprovincially, adverb
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