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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The executive head of a political subdivision with several heads of political subdivisions under him/her; Also: A vice-regal person of a monarch in an independent realm or a major colonial district.

Usage examples (38)
  • Many years later an English governor-general, Lord
  • Gavril Krstovitch, formerly governor-general of eastern
  • The envoys had an audience of the governor-general on the
  • General Otis had been made governor-general of the islands. for more
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