provo

provo

[proh-voh]
noun, plural provos. (sometimes initial capital letter)
a Dutch or German political agitator, especially in the 1960s and 1970s.

Origin:
1965–70; shortened from French provocateur provocateur

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Provo

[proh-voh]
noun
a city in central Utah.

Provo

[proh-voh]
noun, plural Provos. (sometimes lowercase) Informal.
a member of the Provisional wing of the Irish Republican Army.

Origin:
1970–75; prov(isional) + -o

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Provo (ˈprəʊvəʊ)
 
n , pl -vos
another name for a Provisional

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