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Province (IPA: /ˈpɹɑvəns/, /ˈpɹɑvɪns/)


Province (n.)

A country or region, more or less remote from the city of Rome, brought under the Roman government; a conquered country beyond the limits of Italy.

Province (n.)

A country or region dependent on a distant authority; a portion of an empire or state, esp. one remote from the capital.

Province (n.)

A region of country; a tract; a district.

Province (n.)

A region under the supervision or direction of any special person; the district or division of a country, especially an ecclesiastical division, over which one has jurisdiction; as, the province of Canterbury, or that in which the archbishop of Canterbury exercises ecclesiastical authority.

Province (n.)

The proper or appropriate business or duty of a person or body; office; charge; jurisdiction; sphere.

Province (n.)

Specif.: Any political division of the Dominion of Canada, having a governor, a local legislature, and representation in the Dominion parliament. Hence, colloquially, The Provinces, the Dominion of Canada.

Province

Territorial entity within a country or state

Province

Scandinavian nation subdivisions, especially for electoral and statistical purposes

Province

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Province

Family name

Province (Last Name / Surname)

Province is the #16,926 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,681 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A final wake will be held on Thursday until Saturday in our hometown in Sorsogon City, province of Sorsogon." - Francis Escudero

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is my province to lay down the law. Every lawyer knows that the law is the result of a great deal of learning." - Law

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is the province of kings to bring wars about; it is the province of God to end them." - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Example Sentence (Quote)

"La province est la province: elle est ridicule quand elle veut singer Paris." - Honoré de Balzac


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