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Multiple Meanings
provincial — as in:  provincial attitude

In that well-traveled company I felt uncomfortably provincial.
unsophisticated (meant disapprovingly to refer to old-fashioned or narrow-minded attitudes and ideas)

Provincial can also mean "related to a province" or "related to the provinces." Its more literary meaning of unsophisticated originated as a pejorative term for ideas held in the provinces that were considered old-fashioned or uninformed by many who lived in the capital city.
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