Definition of Prefectures

1. Noun. (plural of prefecture) ¹



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Definition of Prefectures

1. prefecture [n] - See also: prefecture

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prefectures

prefades
prefading
prefard
prefascist
prefatigued
prefatorial
prefatorily
prefatory
prefect
prefectorial
prefects
prefectship
prefectships
prefectural
prefecture
prefectures (current term)
prefecundation
prefeminism
prefeminist
prefer
preferabilities
preferability
preferable
preferableness
preferably
preferans
preferations
prefered
preference
preference shares

Literary usage of Prefectures

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1. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"But it is only roughly that either the prefectures or their smaller divisions answer to any of the great national or geographical landmarks of earlier times ..."

2. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"The four great prefectures of the East, Illyricum, Italy, and Gaul, answer nearly to ... But it is only roughly that either the prefectures or their smaller ..."

3. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"But it is only roughly that either the prefectures or their smaller divisions answer to any of the great national or geographical landmarks of earlier times ..."

4. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"The dioceses were grouped into the four prefectures, each under its prefect, ... prefectures Dioceses ' East 15 provinces. ' Egypt 6 " f East Asia. ..."

5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"... Capua before they were made prefectures ; in the latter condition was Volsinii and the Etruscan cities. The municipal towns enjoyed the civil or private ..."

6. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"In the former condition were Caere and Capua before they were made prefectures; in the latter condition was Volsinii and the Etruscan cities. ..."

7. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"But it is only roughly that either the prefectures or their smaller divisions answer to any of the great national or geographical landmarks of earlier times ..."

8. Local Finance in Japan in Relation to Imperial Finance by Bunshiro Hattori (1906)
"THE REVENUE OF prefectures. A. THE ORDINARY PUBLIC REVENUE. i. The Subsidy from the National Treasury. Theoretically it is supposed that the prefectures ..."

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