Simple Definition of lieutenant governor
: an elected official who is an assistant to the governor of a U.S. state
Full Definition of lieutenant governor
: a deputy or subordinate governor: as a : an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of an American state b : the formal head of the government of a Canadian province appointed by the federal government as the representative of the crown
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