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Province

Province

WordNet



noun


(1)   The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
"His state is in the deep south"
(2)   The proper sphere or extent of your activities
"It was his province to take care of himself"
Wiktonary



Etymology


provincia, usually taken as + , but this doesn't fit the earliest uses of the word.

Noun



  1. A subdivision of government usually one step below the national level.
  2. A territorial area within a country.

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