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Definition 1: the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation - [noun denoting location]

Samples where province or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his state is in the deep south

Synonyms for province in the sense of this definition

(province is a kind of ...) a district defined for administrative purposes

(... is a kind of province ) one of the several states constituting Australia

(... is a kind of province ) one of the several states constituting Malaysia

(... is a kind of province ) Italy is divided into 20 regions for administrative purposes

(... is a kind of province ) Canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes

(... is a kind of province ) one of the states that formerly made up the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1922-1991)

(... is a kind of province ) a province in ancient Greece

(... is a kind of province ) one of the 50 states of the United States

(... is a kind of province ) the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico)

(... is an instance of province) a state in northern India

(... is an instance of province) a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras

(... is an instance of province) a state in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan

(... is an instance of province) a state of northeastern India

(... is an instance of province) an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay

(... is an instance of province) a state of southwestern India; a former Portuguese colony

(... is an instance of province) a state of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal

(... is an instance of province) a state in west-central India

(... is an instance of province) state in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal

(... is an instance of province) a state of Uganda and site of a former Bantu kingdom

(... is an instance of province) an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea

(... is an instance of province) an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability

(... is an instance of province) a province of western South Africa

(... is an instance of province) a former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces of South Africa

(... is an instance of province) a province of northeastern South Africa originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu; colonized by the Boers

(... is an instance of province) a province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers; named Free State in 1997

(... is an instance of province) one of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands

(... is an instance of province) the part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of Borneo

(... is an instance of province) a state in eastern India

(... is an instance of province) state in northeastern India

(... is an instance of province) state in southern India; formerly Mysore

(... is an instance of province) a state of Mexico on the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula

(... is an instance of province) an autonomous region of northeastern China that was annexed by the Manchu rulers in 1635 and became an integral part of China in 1911

(... is an instance of province) an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people

(... is an instance of province) a province of southern China

(... is an instance of province) a populous province of south central China

(... is an instance of province) a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources

(... is an instance of province) a populous province in northeastern China

(... is an instance of province) a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia

(... is an instance of province) a province in southern China

(... is an instance of province) a Mexican state on the eastern part of the Gulf of Campeche

(... is an instance of province) a state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau

(... is an instance of province) state in northeastern India

(... is an instance of province) a picturesque mountainous province of western Austria and northern Italy

(... is an instance of province) a state in northwestern Germany

(... is an instance of province) the northern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina

(... is an instance of province) a Serbian province in southern Serbia and Montenegro populated predominantly by Albanians

(... is an instance of province) a state in southern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory

(... is an instance of province) a Mexican state on the Gulf of Campeche

(... is an instance of province) a Mexican state on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula

(... is an instance of province) a state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau

(... is a member of province) the territory occupied by a nation

"he returned to the land of his birth" "he visited several European countries"

Definition 2: the proper sphere or extent of your activities - [noun denoting state]

Samples where province or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was his province to take care of himself

Synonyms for province in the sense of this definition

(province is a kind of ...) a particular environment or walk of life

"his social sphere is limited" "it was a closed area of employment" "he's out of my orbit"

(... is a kind of province ) the district within the jurisdiction of an archbishop or a metropolitan or one of the territorial divisions of an ecclesiastical order

"the general of the Jesuits has several provinces under him"

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