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military governor

noun
1.
the military officer in command of a military government.
Origin of military governor
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism
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Contemporary Examples
  • A military governor ordered the total evacuation of their coveted land, banished the bones to the outskirts.

Historical Examples
  • The military governor had commissioned a man from the North named Webber as sheriff of the county.

  • "Do not disturb yourself, General de Prerolles," said the military governor.

    Zibeline, Complete Phillipe de Massa
  • The judicial power is vested in three judges, who are to be appointed by the military governor of the island.

  • There is also a military governor of the fortress, and a company of artillery.

    Cyprus Franz von Lher
  • It appears that they have heard that his grandfather was the military governor of New York.

    L. P. M. J. Stewart Barney
  • So far we have considered Maisonneuve as a military governor.

  • Then you did not guess why I, general, military governor of Sonora, supported so warmly your petition to the President?

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • Actually, but not in name, he was the military governor of the island.

    Porto Rico Arthur D. Hall
  • But if Terry was a military governor and Harris his agent, they were legal.

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