vice royalty


[vahys-roi-uhl-tee, vahys-roi-]
noun, plural viceroyalties.
the dignity, office, or period of office of a viceroy.
a country or province ruled by a viceroy.

1695–1705; vice- + royalty, modeled on French vice-royauté Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
viceroyalty (ˌvaɪsˈrɔɪəltɪ)
n , pl -ties
1.  the office, authority, or dignity of a viceroy
2.  the domain governed by a viceroy
3.  the term of office of a viceroy

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