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Definition of Province

Province

  1. 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.
  2. A country or region dependent on a distant authority; a portion of an empire or state, esp. one remote from the capital.
  3. A region of country; a tract; a district.
  4. 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.
  5. The proper or appropriate business or duty of a person or body; office; charge; jurisdiction; sphere.
  6. 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.
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Province Translations

province in Afrikaans is provinsie
province in Dutch is gouvernement
province in French is province
province in German is Provinz