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Providence may also refer to: Divine Providence, or simply Providence, is a theological term which refers to the sovereignty, superintendence, or agency of God over events in peoples lives and throughout history. ... Providence College is a Catholic college in Providence, Rhode Island, the states capital city. ... Providence is an NBC television series starring Melina Kanakaredes. ... Providence is a 1977 film directed by Alain Resnais and starring Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn, and John Gielgud. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Keanu Reeves Keanu Charles Reeves (born Wednesday, September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon) is an Anglo/Canadian Hollywood film actor. ... Providence was a six-piece music group out of Portland, Oregon, USA, circa 1971—1974. ...


It is also the name of four communities in North Carolina, in Caswell, Granville, McDowell, and Mecklenburg counties. Motto: What Cheer Nickname: Beehive of Industry Location in Rhode Island Founded  -Incorporated 1636 1832  County Providence County Mayor David N. Cicilline (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 53. ... Providence County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ... Providence is a town located in Marengo County, Alabama. ... Providence is a city located in Webster County, Kentucky. ... Providence is a town located in Saratoga County, New York. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... Caswell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Granville County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... McDowell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Mecklenburg County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...

Providence is also the name of a track from the 1997 album f#a#∞ by Godspeed You! Black Emperor. The Providence atoll are part of the Seycelles, in the Farquhar group. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... The cover of Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven (2000) Godspeed You! Black Emperor (formerly known as Godspeed You Black Emperor!) is a Canadian post-rock band based in Montreal, Quebec. ...


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providence - definition of providence in Encyclopedia (116 words)
Providence is the name of some places in the United States:
Providence is also the name of a college in Rhode Island, television series and 1977 film.
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Providence, Rhode Island (1678 words)
The city of Providence was the residence of the Bishop of Hartford from the establishment of that see in 1844 (see HARTFORD, DIOCESE OF).
When Bishop McFarland left Providence in 1872 to fix his residence at Hartford, he left behind him a poor cathedral and episcopal residence and a debt of $16,000 — so unable or so indifferent was his flock to second his admirable zeal and devotion.
He was consecrated bishop in the cathedral at Providence on April 28, 1872, by Archbishop McCloskey of New York, the metropolitan of the province.
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