province noun

1 region

ADJ. northern, southern, etc. | central, coastal, frontier the central province of Ghor | English-speaking, French-speaking, etc. | autonomous 2 the provinces not the capital city

VERB + PROVINCE tour The show is currently touring the provinces.

PREP. from the ~ She's from the provinces and not familiar with Rome. | in the ~ There are a number of press agencies based in London and in the provinces.