The definition of a province is a specific area or location within a country or state that is often a subset of a larger union.(noun)
Ontario is an example of a province of Canada.
See province in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L provincia, province < ? IE *prowo- (< base *pro-) > Gr prōira, prow, OE frea, lord
See province in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin prōvincia.
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