n.1.(Roman Hist.) 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.
Over many a tract
of heaven they marched, and many a province wide.
- Milton.
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.
Noun1.province - the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"
Synonyms: state
2.province - the proper sphere or extent of your activities; "it was his province to take care of himself"
Synonyms: responsibility

PROVINCE. Sometimes this signifies the district into which a country has been divided; as, the province of Canterbury, in England the province of Languedoc, in France. Sometimes it means a dependency or colony; as, the province of New Brunswick. It is sometimes used figuratively, to signify power or authority; as, it is the province of the court to judge of the law, that of the jury to decide on the facts.

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provided with
-- Province --
provincial capital
proving ground
Provisional IRA
Provisional Irish Republican Army
Provisional seizure
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