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province

Synonyms of province in English:

noun

  • 1 Egypt was still a province of the Ottoman Empire
    territory, region, state, department, canton, area, district, sector, zone, division, administrative district/division/unit/area;
    colony, settlement, dominion, fief, protectorate, mandate, dependency, possession, holding, satellite state
  • 2 (the provinces) wages were higher in London than in the provinces
    non-metropolitan areas/counties, the rest of the country, middle England/America, rural areas/districts, the countryside, the backwoods, the wilds, the wilderness, the back of beyond
    informal the sticks, the middle of nowhere
    North American informal the boondocks
  • 3 that's outside my province, I'm afraid
    area of responsibility, area of activity, area of interest, area of knowledge, area, department, responsibility, sphere, world, realm, field, discipline, domain, territory, orbit, preserve, business, affair, line of business, line, speciality, forte, line of country, charge, concern, worry, duty, jurisdiction, authority
    informal pigeon, bailiwick, turf
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