Provo

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from the Provisional Wing of the IRA.

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Provo

  1. (in the plural, with the) The Provisional IRA.

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Provo (plural Provos)

  1. A member of the Provisional IRA.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch Provo, shortened from provoceren (to provoke), from French provoquer.

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Provo (uncountable)

  1. A Dutch counterculture movement of the 1960s.

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Etymology 3[edit]

Named after the mountain man and trapper Étienne Provost.

Proper noun[edit]

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Provo

  1. A city in Utah, USA, and the county seat of Utah County.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Provo

  1. A city in South Dakota.
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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from provoceren (to provoke) (or provocatie (provocation)), derived from French provoquer.

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Provo c

  1. A Dutch counterculture movement of the 1960s.

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