(used with a singular or plural verb) former name of Uttar Pradesh.
(used with a plural verb) History/Historical. the seven northern provinces in the Low Countries that declared their independence from Spain in 1581 and laid the foundation for the establishment of the Netherlands.
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a Dutch republic (1581–1795) formed by the union of the seven northern provinces of the Netherlands, which were in revolt against their suzerain, Philip II of Spain
the United Provinces of Agra and OudhSee Uttar Pradesh
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