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The Great Gatsby
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provincial -- as in: provincial attitude
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The Great Gatsby
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  • But young men didn’t — at least in my provincial inexperience I believed they didn’t — drift coolly out of nowhere and buy a palace on Long Island Sound.

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  • In that well-traveled company I felt uncomfortably provincial.
  • narrow provincial attitudes

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