resort town in Mass., at the N tip of Cape Cod: pop. 3,400
after Province Lands, title of public land at the end of Cape Cod
See Provincetown in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A town of southeast Massachusetts on the tip of Cape Cod. Pilgrims first landed on the site in 1620 before sailing on to Plymouth. The town is a popular resort famed for the Provincetown Players (1915-1929), a theater group that presented many new works by Eugene O'Neill. Population: 3,420.