province

suomi-englanti sanakirja

province englannista suomeksi

  1. maakunta, osavaltio

  2. vastuualue

  1. Substantiivi

  2. provinssi, maakunta, lääni

province englanniksi

  1. A region of the earth or of a continent; a district or country. (defdate)

  2. 1859, (w), ''The Origin of Species'':

  3. We should find, as we do find, some groups of beings greatly, and some only slightly modified (..) in the different great geographical provinces of the world.
  4. An administrative subdivision of certain countries, including Canada and China. (defdate)

  5. 2016, ''The Guardian'', 4 May:

  6. All of Fort McMurray, with the exception of Parson’s Creek, was under a mandatory evacuation order on Tuesday, said Robin Smith, press secretary for the regional municipality of Wood Buffalo in the Canadian province.
  7. An area outside Italy which is administered by a Roman governor. (defdate)

  8. 2008, Mark Brown, ''The Guardian'', 28 November:

  9. He reminded his audience of events in 88BC, when the same Mithridates invaded the Roman province of Asia, on the western coast of Turkey.
  10. An area under the jurisdiction of an archbishop, typically comprising a number of adjacent dioceses. (defdate)

  11. 1838, ''The Churchman'', p. 44:

  12. In 1309, neither the Archbishop of Canterbury nor his suffragans would attend in Parliament while the Archbishop of York had the cross borne erect before him in the province of Canterbury.
  13. An area under the jurisdiction of a provincial within a monastic order.

  14. The parts of a country outside its city. (defdate)

  15. 1937, ''The Guardian'', 1 April:

  16. To-day the first part of the new Indian Constitution comes into force with the granting of a large measure of autonomy to the provinces.
  17. An area of activity, responsibility or knowledge; the proper concern of a particular person or concept. (defdate)

  18. 1984, Dorothee Sölle, ''The Strength of the Weak: Toward a Christian Feminist Identity'', page 37:

  19. Just as money is the province of the economy and truth the province of science and scholarship, so love is the province of the family (Niklas Luhmann).
  20. (l)

  21. the countryside (of France), the French regions (other than the Parisian region), provincial France

  22. (monikko) it|provincia

  23. (alternative form of)

  24. (l) (subdivision of a territory)

  25. (quote-book)

  26. (l) (gloss)

  27. province