province

[ prov-ins ]
/ ˈprɒv ɪns /

noun

Origin of province

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

Related forms

sub·prov·ince, noun

Can be confused

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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