(place) Federation (end of the 16th cent. to 1795) of seven N states of the Netherlands; the Dutch Republic.
United-provinces Sentence Examples
He was subsequently appointed professor of history for the United Provinces and chief librarian.
Thence its northern and northeastern frontier marches with the Punjab and the United Provinces until it touches the river Chambal, where it turns south-eastward for about 200 m., dividing the states of Dholpur, Karauli, Jaipur and Kotah from Gwalior.