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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller; Governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign.

Usage examples (34)
  • And had We willed We could have set among you angels to be viceroys in the earth.
  • He did a great job, but we wouldn't have wanted a President who thought like a viceroy, that is, like a minor king.
  • Known there as the "viceroy," he was extremely close to President Hamid Karzai.
  • Mbeki criticized the World Bank, saying what he called the age of the "viceroy" governors is over. for more
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