Definition of Provincialisms

1. Noun. (plural of provincialism) ¹



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Definition of Provincialisms

1. provincialism [n] - See also: provincialism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Provincialisms

providor
providore
providores
providors
province
provincehood
provinces
provincewide
provincial
provincial capital
provincialise
provincialised
provincialises
provincialising
provincialism
provincialisms (current term)
provincialist
provincialists
provincialities
provinciality
provincialize
provincialized
provincializes
provincializing
provincially
provincials
provinciate
provinciated
provinciates
provinciating

Literary usage of Provincialisms

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"[A List of Surrey provincialisms was contributed to Notes and Queries, 6th Series, то!, ip 361 ; and some subsequent additions and corrections appeared in ..."

2. The Scotch-Irish in America: Proceedings and Addresses of the Scotch-Irish by Scotch-Irish Society of America (1900)
"... Derry, and Tyrone are not only heard but actually touched and felt in the proverbs and provincialisms and the homely philosophy of the common speech. ..."

3. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie (1801)
"The present volume, with all its provincialisms, is written with spirit and patriotic energy. We see a noble character in plain and unostentatious apparel, ..."

4. Notes on North America, Agricultural, Economical, and Social by James Finlay Weir Johnston (1851)
"Ice-holes in the North Mountains.— Ironworks of Bear river.—Healthiness of the country.— Handiness of the Nova Scotians.—Blue-nose provincialisms ..."

5. Notes on North America, Agricultural, Economical, and Social by James Finlay Weir Johnston (1851)
"Blue-nose provincialisms. ON Saturday the 28th of July, at 3 PM, I sailed from Liverpool in the steam-ship America. We took the northern course ; lost sight ..."

6. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, Sir W Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1885)
"... side by side as well vulgarisms in general use as African provincialisms (comp. Eph. epigr., iv. p. 520, as to the cognomina in -osus); but that forms ..."

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