Type Region
Pronounced Pron. PRAW-VAHNS(French)
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Meaning & History

From Latin provincia meaning "province", a Roman territorial division. This is the name a region in southern France, originally acquiring its name because it was the first Roman province beyond the Alps.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesProvenza(Italian) Provença(Provençal) Provenza(Spanish)

Entry added January 22, 2019