governor-general

noun gov·er·nor-gen·er·al \ ˈgə-vᵊn-ər-ˈjen-rəl , ˈje-nə- also ˈgə-vər-nər \

Definition of governor-general

plural governors-general or governor-generals
:a governor of high rank; especially :one who governs a large territory or has deputy governors under him

First Known Use of governor-general

1579


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