- a Dutch or German political agitator, especially in the 1960s and 1970s.
Origin of provo
1965–70; shortened from French provocateur provocateur
- a city in central Utah.
- a member of the Provisional wing of the Irish Republican Army.
Origin of Provo2
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Examples from the Web for provo
A former resident of Provo, Utah, he learned Spanish as a teenager on a mission trip in Mexico City.Border Patrol Agent’s Death Dubbed Friendly Fire
October 6, 2012
Gilmour is said to be set to take up his studies at BYU in Provo, following in the footsteps of his bride.Elizabeth Smart Marries Scottish Prince Charming in Dream Hawaii Wedding
February 24, 2012
Ray had reportedly been in serious but stable condition at a Provo, Utah, hospital and was surrounded by family when he died.Indie-Film Vet Bingham Ray Dies After Stroke at Sundance
January 23, 2012
Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, Phoenix, Provo, Utah, and Greely, Colorado, round out the 20 most stressed housing markets.The 20 Worst Places to Sell Your Home
August 31, 2010
They went to Provo, 50 miles from the city, and there halted.The Mormon Prophet and His Harem
I rested a day or two in Provo and then started again for home.The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt
Parley Parker Pratt
The leaders on their return from Provo made a visit to Logan.
The party continued the journey from here to Provo, Springville, and Payson.
Dominicus Carter, of Provo, and my wife and four children were with me.Leaves from My Journal
- another name for a Provisional (def. 2)