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noun  /ˈprɑv·ɪns/ us  

province noun (REGION)

[C] a division of a country that has its own government: The province of Quebec has voted several times on independence from Canada. [C] The provinces are the parts of a country outside its capital or most important city.

province noun (SUBJECT)

[U] fml a subject or activity of special interest, knowledge, or responsibility: Architecture is within the province of the art department.
(Definition of province from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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