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    provenance

    provenance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word provenance

    Definition
    (noun) where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
    Example Sentence
    • the birthplace of civilization
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for provenance

provenance = province+ance, remember when someone asks you: where do you belong to or to which province do you belong to?..which means whats your origin? Provenance=(Province of oneself )

divide it like PROVEN+ance..now just focus on PROVEN....so what type of things can be proven......ONLY WHICH HAS ITS ORIGIN FROM SOMEWHERE....which have a source from where they have originated

Provenance ---> Proven + Ans.....every ans which is proven has a origin or source....which is the meaning...

basically it is taken from..provenir...which means to come forth...so comefoth and see the ORIGIN AND NATIVITY OF SOmebody or something...

prOVENance place of orgin of oven was US

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Just take it as prove and sense hence prove how this make sense that you belong to India i.e the place of origin

A birth certificate is a proof that this 'province' is my 'provenance'.

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