province

Part of speech: noun

A large division of a country; a department; sphere.

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Usage examples "province":

  1. There was suddenly brought back to my mind my first impression of a strong wind in the woods of Limoise, in the province of Saintonge, twenty- eight years ago, in a month of March of my childhood. - "Madame Chrysantheme Complete", Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009.
  2. Guienne was a province, and would have been invaded. - "The Life of Froude", Herbert Paul.
  3. William Osgoode, Chief Justice of this Province, and John White, Esq. - "Toronto of Old", Henry Scadding.