governor–general

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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

  1. :  a governor of high rank; especially :  one who governs a large territory or has deputy governors under him

1579

First Known Use of governor–general

1579


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