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proconsulate

[proh-kon-suh-lit] /proʊˈkɒn sə lɪt/
noun, History/Historical
1.
the office or term of office of a proconsul.
Also, proconsulship.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin prōconsulātus. See proconsul, -ate3
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