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province

noun uk   /ˈprɒv.ɪns/ us    /ˈprɑː.vɪns/

province noun (REGION)

C2 [C] an area that is governed as part of a country or an empire: the Canadian province of Alberta the provinces [plural] the parts of a country that are not the capital city

province noun (SUBJECT)

sb's province formal a subject or activity of special interest, knowledge, or responsibility: Renaissance art is not really his province - he specializes in the modern period. Marketing is within the province of the sales department.
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