United Provinces
or United Provinces of Agra and Oudh geographical name former province N India formed 1902 capital Allahabad; as Uttar Pradesh, became a state of India (republic) 1950

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • United Provinces — may refer to: * United Provinces or Dutch Republic (1581–1795), now The Netherlands * United Provinces of Agra and Oudh (1902 1947), a former province of British India; now Uttar Pradesh * United Provinces of New Granada, (1810 1816), a… …   Wikipedia

  • United Provinces — in Britisch Indien, s. Vereinigte Provinzen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • United Provinces — /junaɪtəd ˈprɒvənsəz/ (say yoohnuytuhd provuhnsuhz) plural noun 1. the former name of Uttar Pradesh. Official name was United Provinces of Agra and Oudh. 2. the seven northern provinces of the Netherlands which seceded from Spain in 1581 under… …   Australian English dictionary

  • United Provinces — 1. former name of Uttar Pradesh. 2. Hist. the seven northern provinces in the Low Countries that declared their independence from Spain in 1581 and laid the foundation for the establishment of the Netherlands. * * * …   Universalium

  • United Provinces — Unit′ed Prov′inces n. pl. why the seven northern provinces in the Low Countries that declared their independence from Spain in 1581 and laid the foundation for the establishment of the Netherlands …   From formal English to slang

  • United Provinces — 1. former name of Uttar Pradesh. 2. Hist. the seven northern provinces in the Low Countries that declared their independence from Spain in 1581 and laid the foundation for the establishment of the Netherlands …   Useful english dictionary

  • UNITED PROVINCES —    See HOLLAND …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • United Provinces of the Río de la Plata — (United Provinces of South America) Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata (Provincias Unidas en Sud América) ← …   Wikipedia

  • United Provinces of Agra and Oudh — Infobox Former Subdivision native name = conventional long name = United Provinces of Agra and Oudh common name = United Provinces nation = British India status text = British colony era = New Imperialism year start = 1902 date start = event… …   Wikipedia

  • United Provinces of South America — Infobox Former Country conventional long name = United Provinces of South America native name = Provincias Unidas de Sud América common name = United Provinces of South America continent = South America country = Argentina era = status =… …   Wikipedia

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