Examples of governor in a Sentence
the governor of the state of Florida
He was the chairman of the board of governors at the school.
the governor of the Bank of England
Wait here while I get the governor.
Recent Examples of governor from the Web
In 1631, John Winthrop was elected the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
So, who can out-Trump Trump may be the name of the game in the Georgia race for the next governor of that state.
While other sons of Saudi Arabia’s founder grew wealthy from government business, Salman, then the governor of this capital city, supported his family with handouts from his brother the king.
The white-haired Hoosier was struggling for reelection as governor of his state when Trump lifted him to the national ticket and then, astonishingly, to the vice-presidency.
Manchin, the former governor of the state, has voted with president 61 percent of the time in all, according to an analysis by FiveThirtyEight.
The governor of the Indian state of Karnataka invited the Bharatiya Janata Party to form a government, though two other parties had won a majority of the state legislature between them.
However, the governor of the state, who has the legal power to decide who forms the government, invited the BJP, triggering cries of protest from opposition parties.
The Treasury Department said that Valiollah Seif, the governor of the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran, sent the funds to Hezbollah through an Iraqi bank, the al-Bilad Islamic Bank.
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GOVERNOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of governor for English Language Learners
: a person who is the leader of the government of a state, province, etc.
: a person who is part of a group of people who control a large organization, school, etc.
: a person who is in charge of a school, prison, or other large organization or institution
GOVERNOR Defined for Kids
legal Definition of governor
- the Federal Reserve System's Board of Governors
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