What does Provence mean?

Definitions for Provence
prəˈvɑns, -ˈvɑ̃sprovence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Provencenoun

    a former province of southeastern France; now administered with Cote d'Azur

Wiktionary

  1. Provencenoun

    A maritime region of southeastern France bordering Italy

Wikipedia

  1. Provence

    Provence (, US also , UK also , French: [pʁɔvɑ̃s] (listen), locally [pχoˈvã(n)sə]; Occitan: Provença (in classical norm) or Prouvènço (in Mistralian norm), pronounced [pʀuˈvɛnsɔ]) is a geographical region and historical province of southeastern France, which extends from the left bank of the lower Rhône to the west to the Italian border to the east; it is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south. It largely corresponds with the modern administrative region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and includes the departments of Var, Bouches-du-Rhône, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, as well as parts of Alpes-Maritimes and Vaucluse. The largest city of the region and its modern-day capital is Marseille. The Romans made the region the first Roman province beyond the Alps and called it Provincia Romana, which evolved into the present name. Until 1481 it was ruled by the Counts of Provence from their capital in Aix-en-Provence, then became a province of the Kings of France. While it has been part of France for more than 500 years, it still retains a distinct cultural and linguistic identity, particularly in the interior of the region.

ChatGPT

  1. provence

    Provence is a geographical region and historical province in southeastern France, extending from the left bank of the lower Rhône River to the west to the Italian border to the east, and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south. It is known for its diverse landscapes, from the Southern Alps and Camargue plains to rolling vineyards, olive groves, pine forests and lavender fields. Provence is also renowned for its cultural heritage, including historic cities like Marseille and Aix-en-Provence, Roman ruins, and local cuisine.

Wikidata

  1. Provence

    Provence is a geographical region and historical province of southeastern France, which extends from the left bank of the lower Rhone River on the west to the Italian border on the east, and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea on the south. It largely corresponds with the modern administrative région of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, and includes the départements of Var, Bouches-du-Rhône, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and parts of Alpes-Maritimes and Vaucluse. The Romans made the region into the first Roman province beyond the Alps and called it Provincia Romana, which evolved into the present name. It was ruled by the Counts of Provence from their capital in Aix-en-Provence until 1481, when it became a province of the Kings of France. While it has been part of France for more than five hundred years, it still retains a distinct cultural and linguistic identity, particularly in the interior of the region.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Provence

    a maritime province in the South of France, originally called Provincia by the Romans, and which included the departments of Bouches-du-Rhône, Basses-Alpes, Var, and part of Vaucluse.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PROVENCE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Provence is ranked #26671 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Provence surname appeared 913 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Provence.

    92.3% or 843 total occurrences were White.
    2.5% or 23 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 16 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.7% or 16 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Provence in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Provence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Provence in a Sentence

  1. Paul Cezanne:

    This solution in the spirit of the Swiss-French friendship and partnership allows two great museums, Bern Museum of Fine Art and the Musee Granet in Aix-en-Provence, to show a masterpiece by our grandfather Paul Cezanne for the benefit and enjoyment of a great audience, it is a work that until 1940 was owned by the Cezanne family.

  2. Eric Dore:

    It was the road Napoleon took north to Paris via Grenoble for his big comeback, it's historically unique and easy to navigate, and those who attempt it will get superb vistas over the surrounding countryside of glorious Provence and the Riviera.

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