Associations to the word «Prefecture»
PREFECTURE, noun. The office or position of a prefect.
PREFECTURE, noun. The jurisdiction of a prefect; the region administered by a prefect, especially as a translation of certain French and Japanese administrative divisions.
PREFECTURE, noun. (historical) Alternative term for commandery, a former administrative division of imperial China.
PREFECTURE, noun. The district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire).
PREFECTURE, noun. The office of prefect.
Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.