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English definition of “province”

province

noun (SUBJECT)    /ˈprɒv.ɪns/ US  /ˈprɑː.vɪns/
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.Topics and areas of interest
(Definition of province noun (SUBJECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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