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vicegerency

[vahys-jeer-uh n-see] /vaɪsˈdʒɪər ən si/
noun, plural vicegerencies.
1.
the position, government, or office of a vicegerent.
2.
the territory or district under a vicegerent.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; viceger(ent) + -ency
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