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English definition of “province”

province

noun     /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 AlbertaParts of countries
the provinces the areas of a country that are not the capital city and so are not considered exciting or fashionableParts of countries
(Definition of province noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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