Associations to the word «Prefecture»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

PREFECTURE, noun. The district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire).
PREFECTURE, noun. The office of prefect.

Wise words

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