governorgeneralship

governor general

noun, plural governors general, governor generals.
1.
a governor who is chief over subordinate or deputy governors.
2.
governor ( def 3 ).
Also, governor-general.


Origin:
1580–90

governor-generalship, noun
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governor general
 
n , pl governors general, governor generals
1.  the representative of the Crown in a dominion of the Commonwealth or a British colony; vicegerent
2.  (Brit) a governor with jurisdiction or precedence over other governors
 
governor-'generalship
 
n

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