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English noun: province

1. province (location) the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation


SamplesHis state is in the deep south.


Synonymsstate


Broader (hypernym)administrative district, administrative division, territorial division


Narrower (hyponym)American state, Australian state, Canadian province, commonwealth, eparchy, Italian region, Soviet Socialist Republic


Instance hyponymAbkhaz, Abkhazia, Adzhar, Adzharia, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bavaria, Bihar, Bosnia, Buganda, Campeche, Cape Colony, Cape of Good Hope, Cape of Good Hope Province, Cape Province, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Free State, Friesland, Gansu, Gansu province, Goa, Guangdong, Guangdong province, Gujarat, Gujerat, Hebei, Hebei province, Hopeh, Hopei, Hunan, Hunan province, Indonesian Borneo, Inner Mongolia, Kalimantan, Kansu, Karnataka, Kosovo, Kwangtung, Lower Saxony, Madras, Manipur, Mysore, Nei Monggol, Orange Free State, Orissa, Quintana Roo, Sichuan, Sinkiang, Szechuan, Szechwan, Szechwan province, Tabasco, Tamil Nadu, Tirol, Transvaal, Tyrol, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, Yucatan, Yunnan, Yunnan province


Member meronymcountry, land, state

2. province (state) the proper sphere or extent of your activities


SamplesIt was his province to take care of himself.


Synonymsresponsibility


Broader (hypernym)area, arena, domain, field, orbit, sphere


Narrower (hyponym)ecclesiastical province









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