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

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope