province

[ prov-ins ]
/ ˈprɒv ɪns /

noun

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Origin of province

1300–50; Middle English <Middle French <Latin prōvincia province, official charge

OTHER WORDS FROM province

sub·prov·ince, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH province

provenance, province
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British Dictionary definitions for province

province
/ (ˈprɒvɪns) /

noun

Word Origin for province

C14: from Old French, from Latin prōvincia conquered territory
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