What does Prefecture mean?

Definitions for Prefecture
ˈpri fɛk tʃərPre·fec·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prefecture(noun)

    the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)

  2. prefecture(noun)

    the office of prefect


  1. prefecture(Noun)

    A office, position, or jurisdiction of a prefect; the official residence of that prefect.

    Etymology: praefectura.

  2. prefecture(Noun)

    A district governed by a prefect (especially in France and Japan)

    Etymology: praefectura.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prefecture(noun)

    the office, position, or jurisdiction of a prefect; also, his official residence

    Etymology: [L. praefectura: cf. F. prfecture.]


  1. Prefecture

    A prefecture is an administrative jurisdiction or subdivision in any of various countries and within some international church structures, and in antiquity a Roman district governed by an appointed prefect.

How to pronounce Prefecture?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Prefecture in sign language?

  1. prefecture


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prefecture in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prefecture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Prefecture in a Sentence

  1. Kazutaka Niijima:

    In 2014, we discovered that Okutama was one of three Tokyo( prefecture) towns expected to vanish by 2040.

Images & Illustrations of Prefecture

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