What does the word province mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  2. Guienne was a province, and would have been invaded. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  3. William Osgoode, Chief Justice of this Province, and John White, Esq. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding