English - Etymology
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
English - Pronunciation
English - Noun
- A subdivision of government usually one step below the national level; (Canada) one of ten of Canada's federated entities, recognized by the Constitution and having a separate representative of the Sovereign (compare territory).
- A territorial area within a country.
- A jurisdiction; a (literal or figurative) area of authority.
French - Pronunciation
- IPA(key): /pʁɔ.vɛ̃s/