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Noun province has 2 senses
- state, province - the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"
--1 is a kind of administrative district, administrative division, territorial division
--1 is a member of country, state, land
--1 has particulars:
| ||commonwealth; eparchy; American state; Guangdong, Kwangtung, Guangdong province; Gansu, Kansu, Gansu province; Hebei, Hopei, Hopeh, Hebei province; Hunan, Hunan province; Szechwan, Sichuan, Szechuan, Szechwan province; Yunnan, Yunnan province; Xinjiang, Sinkiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region; Inner Mongolia, Nei Monggol; Chihuahua; Lower Saxony; Bavaria; Italian region; Kosovo; Canadian province; Australian state; Tyrol, Tirol; Assam; Karnataka, Mysore; Manipur; Andhra Pradesh; Bihar; Goa; Gujarat, Gujerat; Tamil Nadu, Madras; Uttar Pradesh; Orissa; West Bengal; Indonesian Borneo, Kalimantan; Friesland; Free State, Orange Free State; Transvaal; Cape Province, Cape of Good Hope Province, Cape Colony; Cape of Good Hope; Soviet Socialist Republic; Abkhaz, Abkhazia; Adzhar, Adzharia; Buganda|
- province, responsibility - the proper sphere or extent of your activities; "it was his province to take care of himself"
--2 is a kind of sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena
--2 has particulars: ecclesiastical province