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Suchet, an ardent student of human nature, was quick to appreciate how to turn to his use this provincialism.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This shows the worst kind of provincialism and a vulgar spirit.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
Upon the embers of provincialism he heaped the inflammable brush-wood of excited rhetoric.
Travelling takes away provincialism because it broadens the outlook.
Britain, notwithstanding her series of illustrious names, had not yet quite shaken off an air of provincialism.
Wide reading in various departments will banish narrowness and provincialism.
Even the little wince of distress he gave her by his provincialism was forgotten in the anguish her foster-parents caused her.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Now this word cateia may be a provincialism from the neighbourhood of Sarraste.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
I rushed impetuously out of the cage of my provincialism and looked eagerly about the brilliant universe.
Her language, however, shows little trace of Anglo-Norman provincialism.

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