Definition: Meaning of, province in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈprɒvɪns /

  • noun
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Singular Plural
province provinces
  1. also Province [countable] one of the large areas into which some countries are divided, and which usually has its own local government
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  2. the provinces the parts of a country that are not near the capital
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  3. [singular] formal a subject that someone knows a lot about or something that only they are responsible for
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province used in phrases

  • Canadian province (noun)
    1. canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes
  • Cape Province
    1. a PROVINCE in the south of South Africa. Its full name is Cape of Good Hope Province, and it was formerly called Cape Colony.
  • Cape of Good Hope Province (noun)
    1. a former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces of South Africa
  • Gansu province (noun)
    1. a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia
  • Guangdong province (noun)
    1. a province in southern China
  • Hebei province (noun)
    1. a populous province in northeastern China
  • Hunan province (noun)
    1. a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources
  • Szechwan province (noun)
    1. a populous province of south central China
  • Yunnan province (noun)
    1. a province of southern China
  • ecclesiastical province (noun)
    1. the district within the jurisdiction of an archbishop or a metropolitan or one of the territorial divisions of an ecclesiastical order
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