|Origin:||Latin provincia 'Roman land', from vincere 'to defeat'|
1 also Province [countable]SG
one of the large areas into which some countries are divided, and which usually has its own local government:
a Chinese province
the parts of a country that are not near the capital
3 [singular] formal
a subject that someone knows a lot about or something that only they are responsible for
Computers were once the exclusive province of scientists and mathematicians.