Definition of Province

1. Noun. The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation. "His state is in the deep south"


2. Noun. The proper sphere or extent of your activities. "It was his province to take care of himself"
Exact synonyms: Responsibility
Generic synonyms: Area, Arena, Domain, Field, Orbit, Sphere
Specialized synonyms: Ecclesiastical Province

Definition of Province

1. n. 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.

Definition of Province

1. Noun. A subdivision of government usually one step below the national level. ¹

2. Noun. A territorial area within a country. ¹

3. Noun. A jurisdiction; a (literal or figurative) area of authority. ¹

4. Proper noun. (British) Northern Ireland ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Province

1. an administrative division of a country [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Province

provident
providential
providentially
providently
providentness
provider
providers
provides
providest
provideth
providing
providor
providore
providores
providors
province (current term)
provincehood
provinces
provincewide
provincial
provincial capital
provincialise
provincialised
provincialises
provincialising
provincialism
provincialisms
provincialist
provincialists
provincialities

Literary usage of Province

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"This cursory survey of the lands which were grouped under the Uganda Administration shall commence with the Eastern province* ; touch lightly •on the less ..."

2. The Statutes of Nova Scotia by Nova Scotia (1850)
"AT the GENERAL ASSEMBLY of the province of No ... &c., being the Third Session of the Nineteenth General Assembly convened in the said province. ..."

3. Hand-book for the City of Montreal and Its Environs: Prepared for the by Samuel Edward Dawson (1882)
"The province of Quebec is the oldest by far of all the provinces of the Confederation. It has always had for strangers a singular charm, and the history of ..."

4. A System of Moral Science by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1856)
"THE SPECIFIC province OF MORAL SCIENCE. MORAL SCIENCE must be preceded by a familiarity with Mental Science. Without an accurate and somewhat profound ..."

5. A System of Moral Science by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1856)
"THE SPECIFIC province OF MORAL SCIENCE. MORAL SCIENCE must be preceded by a familiarity with Mental Science. Without an accurate and somewhat profound ..."

6. A System of Moral Science by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1858)
"THE SPECIFIC province OF MORAL SCIENCE. MORAL SCIENCE must be preceded by a familiarity with Mental Science. Without an accurate and somewhat profound ..."

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