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Provo

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noun Pro·vo \ˈprō-(ˌ)vō\

Definition of Provo

plural Provos

  1. :  a member of the extremist faction of the Irish Republican Army



Origin of provo

Provisional I.R.A., name of the faction + 1-o


First Known Use: 1971


Provo

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geographical name Pro·vo \ˈprō-(ˌ)vō\

Definition of Provo

  1. city N cen Utah on Utah Lake pop 112,488




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