Providence {2} definition, Providence {2} meaning | English dictionary

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a      (Christianity)   God's foreseeing protection and care of his creatures  
b    such protection and care as manifest by some other force  
2    a supposed manifestation of such care and guidance  
3    the foresight or care exercised by a person in the management of his affairs or resources  

New Providence


      n   an island in the Atlantic, in the Bahamas. Chief town: Nassau. Pop.: 172196 (1990). Area: 150 sq. km (58 sq. miles)  
Providence   [1]  
      n     (Christianity)   God, esp. as showing foreseeing care and protection of his creatures  
     (C14: via French from Latin providentia, from providere to provide; see provide, -ence)  
Providence   [2]  
      n   a port in NE Rhode Island, capital of the state, at the head of Narragansett Bay: founded by Roger Williams in 1636. Pop.: 152558 (1996 est.)  
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