PROVINCIALISM's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of provincialism
Definition:
n. regionalism; localism; a lack of sophistication
Example:
They had an excellent Department of English, but even in the best departments, I was always conscious of the kind of provincialism pervading the place.
Sentence in Classic:
They were at once cosmopolitan and provincial, with the cosmopolitan provincialism of art that goes with pure social ideals.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
Excepting a few provincialisms of slight consequence, you have no marks of the manners which I am habituated to consider as peculiar to your class.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context
And if the minister did it he would go to the rector: and the rector to the provincial: and the provincial to the general of the jesuits.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Men at his time of life do not change all their habits and exchange willingly the charming climate of Florida for the lonely life of an English provincial town.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I have not traced these checks yet, but I have no doubt that they were banked under that name at some provincial town where Oldacre from time to time led a double existence.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
At the same time as the traveler there was announced a provincial marshal of nobility on a visit to Petersburg, with whom Alexey Alexandrovitch had to have some conversation.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She had found Nikolay Dmitrievitch, had again made it up with him in Moscow, and had moved with him to a provincial town, where he had received a post in the government service.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
While the train was stopping at the provincial town, Sergey Ivanovitch did not go to the refreshment room, but walked up and down the platform.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In Petersburg they were provincials, and the very people they had entertained in Moscow without inquiring to what set they belonged, here looked down on them.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Catherine Petrovna did actually play valses and the ecossaise, and dancing began in which Nicholas still further captivated the provincial society by his agility.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context