Associations to the word «Province»


PROVINCE, noun. A subdivision of government usually one step below the national level; (Canada) one of ten of Canada's federated entities, recognized by the Constitution and having a separate representative of the Sovereign (compare territory).
PROVINCE, noun. A territorial area within a country.
PROVINCE, noun. A jurisdiction; a (literal or figurative) area of authority.
PROVINCE, proper noun. (British) Northern Ireland

Dictionary definition

PROVINCE, noun. The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south".
PROVINCE, noun. The proper sphere or extent of your activities; "it was his province to take care of himself".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza