governorship

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

gov·er·nor·ship

noun \ˈgə-vən-ər-ˌship also ˈgə-vər-nər-\

: the job of a governor

: the period when a person is a governor

Full Definition of GOVERNORSHIP

1
:  the office of governor
2
:  the period of incumbency of a governor

Examples of GOVERNORSHIP

  1. a candidate for the governorship
  2. The state has done well during her governorship.

First Known Use of GOVERNORSHIP

1658

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