province

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From Middle English provynce, from Old French *province, from Latin prōvincia ‎(territory brought under Roman domination; official duty, office, charge, province), from Proto-Indo-European *prōw- ‎(right judge, master). Cognate with Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌿𐌾𐌰 ‎(frauja, lord, master), Old English frēa ‎(ruler, lord, king, master). See also frow.

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province ‎(plural provinces)

  1. A subdivision of government usually one step below the national level; (Canada) one of ten of Canada's federated entities, recognized by the Constitution and having a separate representative of the Sovereign (compare territory).
  2. A territorial area within a country.
  3. A jurisdiction; a (literal or figurative) area of authority.

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province f ‎(plural provinces)

  1. province
  2. the regions (provincial France)

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province f pl

  1. plural of provincia

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