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noun [countable] province pronunciation in American English /ˈprɑvɪns/
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  1. 1
    one of many areas into which some countries are divided

    the Canadian provinces

  2. 2
    formal a subject that someone knows about or is responsible for

    The family finances are his wife’s province.

  3. 4

    the provinces

    the parts of a country outside the capital city or the large cities

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