United Provinces

United Provinces

noun
1.
former name of Uttar Pradesh.
2.
History/Historical. the seven northern provinces in the Low Countries that declared their independence from Spain in 1581 and laid the foundation for the establishment of the Netherlands.
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United Provinces
 
pl n
1.  a Dutch republic (1581--1795) formed by the union of the seven northern provinces of the Netherlands, which were in revolt against their suzerain, Philip II of Spain
2.  See Uttar Pradesh the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh

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