- n. The capital of a province.
- n. the capital city of a province
“Tarin Kowt, the provincial capital of Uruzgan, is a dusty one-horse town around which would swirl one of the most crucial battles of the war against the Taliban.”
“He then led the men in a final push north away from the sea more than a hundred miles to the provincial capital at the shabby frontier town of Paura on the road to Persepolis.”
“Originally, as the name episkopoi shows, they stood alongside of the town bishops; but as a real distinct point — was drawn from the outset between the bishop of a provincial capital and the bishops of other towns, so a country bishop always was inferior to his colleagues in the towns, and indeed often occupied a position of real dependence on them (cp.”
“At the end of July 1759, Fort Niagara on New York’s western frontier was captured by Sir William Johnson and his Iroquois allies, and the French bastions at Crown Point and Ticonderoga finally fell to Lord Amherst, which opened the way northward to the French provincial capital of Québec.”
“No occupying force in the provincial capital of Qhoyre.”
“Fighting had broken out in Da Nang on the northern coast of South Vietnam near the old provincial capital of Hue.”
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