HyperDic: province

English > 2 senses of the word province:
NOUNlocationprovince, statethe territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
stateprovince, responsibilitythe proper sphere or extent of your activities
province > pronunciation
Soundspraa'vahns; praa'vihns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
competence ... wince: 11 rhymes with ihns...
English > province: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation.
Synonymstate
InstancesAbkhaz, AbkhaziaAn autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
Adzhar, AdzhariaAn autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
Andhra PradeshA state of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal
Assamstate in northeastern India
BavariaA state in southern Germany famous for its beer
BiharA state of northeastern India
BosniaThe northern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina
BugandaA state of Uganda and site of a former Bantu kingdom
CampecheA Mexican state on the eastern part of the Gulf of Campeche
Cape Province, Cape of Good Hope Province, Cape ColonyA former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded / ceded to Great Britain in 1814
Cape of Good HopeA province of western South Africa
ChihuahuaA state in northern Mexico
CoahuilaA state in northern Mexico
Free State, Orange Free StateA province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers
FrieslandOne of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands
Gansu, Kansu, Gansu provinceA province in north-central China
GoaA state of southwestern India
Guangdong, Kwangtung, Guangdong provinceA province in southern China
Gujarat, GujeratA region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken
Hebei, Hopei, Hopeh, Hebei provinceA populous province in northeastern China
Hunan, Hunan provinceA province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang
Indonesian Borneo, KalimantanThe part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of Borneo
Inner Mongolia, Nei MonggolAn autonomous region of northeastern China that was annexed by the Manchu rulers in 1635 and became an integral part of China in 1911
Karnataka, Mysorestate in southern India
KosovoA Serbian province in southern Serbia and Montenegro populated predominantly by Albanians
Lower SaxonyA state in northwestern Germany
MaharashtraA historical area in west-central India
Manipurstate in northeastern India
Orissastate in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal
Quintana RooA Mexican state on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula
SikkimA geographical area and former kingdom in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan
Szechwan, Sichuan, Szechuan, Szechwan provinceA populous province of south central China
TabascoA Mexican state on the Gulf of Campeche
Tamil Nadu, MadrasA state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh)
TransvaalA province of northeastern South Africa originally / originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu
Tyrol, TirolA picturesque mountainous province of western Austria and northern Italy
Uttar PradeshA state in northern India
West BengalA state in eastern India
Xinjiang, Sinkiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous RegionAn autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan
YucatanA state of Mexico on the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula
Yunnan, Yunnan provinceA province of southern China
Member ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
NarrowerAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Australian stateOne of the several states constituting Australia
Canadian provinceCanada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes
Italian regionItaly is divided into 20 regions for administrative purposes
Malaysian stateOne of the several states constituting Malaysia
Soviet Socialist RepublicOne of the states that formerly made up the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1922-1991)
commonwealthThe official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico)
eparchyA province in ancient Greece
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishestado federal, estado, país, provincia, provincias
Catalanestat federal, estat, provincia, província
Adjectivesprovincialcharacteristic of the provinces or their people
provincialof or associated with a province
English > province: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe proper sphere or extent of your activities.
Example"it was his province to take care of himself"
Synonymresponsibility
Narrowerecclesiastical provinceThe district within the jurisdiction of an archbishop or a metropolitan or one of the territorial divisions of an ecclesiastical order
Broadersphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arenaA particular environment or walk of life
Spanishatribución, competencia, función, incumbencia, jurisdicción, poder, provincia
Catalanatribució, competència, funció, jurisdicció, responsabilitat

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