A topic falling within the province of ancient history.
Enforcing the laws does not fall within the province of this commission.
Ontario is an example of a province of Canada.
Other Word Forms
Origin of province
- Middle English from Old French from Latin prōvincia
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English provynce, from Old French *province, from Latin prōvincia (“territory brought under Roman domination; official duty, office, charge, province"), from Proto-Indo-European *prōw- (“right judge, master"). Cognate with Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌿𐌾𐌰 (frauja, “lord, master"), Old English frÄ“a (“ruler, lord, king, master"). See also frow.