[goo-ber-nuh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-, gyoo-]
of or pertaining to a state governor or the office of state governor.

1725–35, Americanism; < Latin gubernātōr- (stem of gubernātor) steersman, governor + -ial Unabridged
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gubernatorial (ˌɡjuːbənəˈtɔːrɪəl, ˌɡuː-)
chiefly (US) of or relating to a governor
[C18: from Latin gubernātor governor]

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Word Origin & History

1734, formed in Amer.Eng. from L. gubernator (see govern).
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