Provo

noun
Pro·​vo | \ ˈprō-(ˌ)vō How to pronounce Provo (audio) \
plural Provos

Definition of Provo

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Provo

geographical name
Pro·​vo | \ ˈprō-(ˌ)vō How to pronounce Provo (audio) \

Definition of Provo (Entry 2 of 2)

city on Utah Lake in north central Utah population 112,488

First Known Use of Provo

Noun

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Provo

Noun

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

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“Provo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Provo. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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