Meaning of “province” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈprɒvɪns/

[ C ] one of the large areas that some countries are divided into because of the type of government they have:

the Canadian province of Alberta
the provinces

the areas of a country that are not the capital city and so are not considered exciting or fashionable

(Definition of “province” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)