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Province

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(1):

(n.) The proper or appropriate business or duty of a person or body; office; charge; jurisdiction; sphere.

(2):

(n.) A country or region dependent on a distant authority; a portion of an empire or state, esp. one remote from the capital.

(3):

(n.) A country or region, more or less remote from the city of Rome, brought under the Roman government; a conquered country beyond the limits of Italy.

(4):

(n.) Specif.: Any political division of the Dominion of Canada, having a governor, a local legislature, and representation in the Dominion parliament. Hence, colloquially, The Provinces, the Dominion of Canada.

(5):

(n.) A region under the supervision or direction of any special person; the district or division of a country, especially an ecclesiastical division, over which one has jurisdiction; as, the province of Canterbury, or that in which the archbishop of Canterbury exercises ecclesiastical authority.

(6):

(n.) A region of country; a tract; a district.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Province'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/p/province.html. 1828.

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Monday, November 18th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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