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province

prov·ince

province

 
 
pronunciation:
pra vihns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the administrative divisions of a country or empire.
 
similar words:
county, domain, jurisdiction, mandate, territory
definition 2: (pl.) the sections of a country outside of its capital or large metropolitan areas (usu. prec. by the).
synonyms:
country
similar words:
territory
definition 3: a defined area of expertise, knowledge, or responsibility.
financial matters outside an attorney's province
synonyms:
area, department, domain, orbit, realm
similar words:
arena, bag, bailiwick, business, circle, expertise, field, line, metier, place, sphere, world
definition 4: an ecclesiastical unit of territory under an archbishop's direction.
similar words:
diocese, domain, jurisdiction, see
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