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- province (n.)
- early 14c., "country, territory, region," from Old French province "province, part of a country; administrative region for friars" (13c.) and directly from Latin provincia "territory outside Italy under Roman domination," also "a public office; public duty," of uncertain origin, usually explained as pro- "before" + vincere "to conquer" (see victor); but this does not suit the earliest Latin usages. Meaning "one's particular business or expertise" is from 1620s.
- 1. Most of those who left the province to work abroad were unskilled.
- 2. The province was attacked a month ago after weeks of simmering tension.
- 3. It's felt there's no future for Anglophones in the province.
- 4. There are countless small ski areas dotted about the province.
- 5. The economy of the province was atypical because it was particularly small.
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