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See definition of provincials on Dictionary.com
  • as inpeasant
  • as inrustic
  • as incountry gentleman

synonyms for provincials

  • laborer
  • sharecropper
  • bumpkin
  • cropper
  • farmhand
  • hayseed
  • hick
  • peon
  • planter
  • provincial
  • rube
  • rustic
  • serf
  • villein
  • boor
  • countryman/woman
  • hired hand
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How to use provincials in a sentence

A Naval combat in which the Provincials were repulsed with considerable loss.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Of the provincials, one hundred were killed, and two hundred and fifty wounded.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
The regulars were sent against the Indians and parts of the provincials were distributed through the frontier garrisons.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
Ask ten well-informed provincials which is the first hotel in London and nine of them would certainly reply, the Grand Babylon.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
Not that even wealthy provincials from the industrial districts are in the habit of staying at the Grand Babylon!
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
The august name of Wilkins's was in its essence so exclusive that vast numbers of fairly canny provincials had never heard of it.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
There are certain ways of extravagant smartness which are not considered to be good form among solid wealthy provincials.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
What if we have not that inherent respect and reverence for the metropolis provincials always should feel?
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
We drew up on the Concord side of the bridge; the provincials came down upon us, upon which we engaged and gave the first fire.
THE MILITARY JOURNALS OF TWO PRIVATE SOLDIERS, 1758-1775ABRAHAM TOMLINSON
The regular troops occupied the centre, and the provincials the wings.
THE MILITARY JOURNALS OF TWO PRIVATE SOLDIERS, 1758-1775ABRAHAM TOMLINSON
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