As a noun province
is a subdivision of government usually one step below the national level; (canada) one of ten of canada's federated entities, recognized by the constitution and having a separate representative of the sovereign (compare territory).
As a proper noun province
is (british) northern ireland.
As a verb conquer is
to defeat in combat; to subjugate.
A subdivision of government usually one step below the national level; (Canada) one of ten of Canada's federated entities, recognized by the Constitution and having a separate representative of the Sovereign (compare territory).
A territorial area within a country.
A jurisdiction; a (literal or figurative) area of authority.
(British) Northern Ireland
To defeat in combat; to subjugate.
* (Alexander Pope) (1688-1744)
To overcome an abstract obstacle.
- We conquered France, but felt our captive's charms.
* (John Milton) (1608-1674)
- By winning words to conquer hearts, / And make persuasion do the work of fear.
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, passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again; for, even after she had conquered
her love for the Celebrity, the mortification of having been jilted by him remained.}}
To gain, win, or obtain by effort.
To acquire by force of arms, win in war.