See also: préfecture

Contents

EnglishEdit

 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French préfecture, from Latin praefectūra. As an East Asian administrative division, a calque of Chinese () and (jùn), also used to describe (xian, county) and (zhou, province) in some eras.

NounEdit

prefecture ‎(plural prefectures)

  1. The office or position of a prefect.
  2. The jurisdiction of a prefect; the region administered by a prefect, especially as a translation of certain French, Chinese, and Japanese administrative divisions.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit