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Synonyms for provincialism

a lack of sophistication

a partiality for some particular place

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soil-rapt polarist [(nonce) provincialist polariser]
The fragmentation of the nominating authority suggests less likelihood that the Court could be deliberately structured in a calculated way over time, but the mode is still predominance rather than partnership, when what is needed is a court whose inherent design is neither provincialist nor centralist but federal.
It is high modernist in design, nationalist if not provincialist in its outlook, sexist in its particular omissions, and ethnocentric in the formalist circumspection of its discourse.
There probably will be a provincialist backlash against these international groups telling us how to manage our forests.
Therefore, to impose a federalist or provincialist view of the world on their reality is awfully mistaken, maybe even suicidally so.