Provinciate Pro*vin"ci*ate, v. t. To convert into a province or provinces. [Obs.] --Howell. [1913 Webster]

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  • provinciate — /prəˈvɪnʃət/ (say pruh vinshuht) noun the headquarters of an ecclesiastical province: the Marian provinciate …   Australian English dictionary

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