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1. province

noun. ['ˈprɑːvəns, ˈprɑːvɪns'] the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation.

Synonyms

  • territorial division
  • state
  • eparchy
  • Italian region
  • administrative division
  • land
  • American state
  • Australian state
  • administrative district
  • country
  • commonwealth
  • Soviet Socialist Republic

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • nonexistence
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • provynce (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • province (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Province

  • competence
  • dissidence
  • fellenz
  • kleinhenz
  • lafrenz
  • leverenz
  • lohrenz
  • sterbenz

How do you pronounce province?

Pronounce province as ˈprɑvɪns.

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Sentences with province


1. Noun, singular or mass
The Chiang Mai province in northern Thailand is the antithesis of Phuket and the southern coast.

Quotes about province


1. I drift like a cloud,Across these venerable eastern lands,A journey of unfathomable distances,An endless scroll of experiences...Lady Zhejiang here we must part,For the next province awaits my embrace.Sad wanderer, once you conquer the East,Where do you go?
- Tom Carter, China: Portrait of a People

2. province

noun. ['ˈprɑːvəns, ˈprɑːvɪns'] the proper sphere or extent of your activities.

Synonyms

  • field
  • responsibility
  • sphere
  • area
  • arena
  • orbit
  • domain

Antonyms

  • unemployment
  • maturity
  • separation
  • motion

Etymology

  • provynce (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • province (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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