lieutenant governor

noun

Definition of lieutenant governor

: a deputy or subordinate governor: such 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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lieutenant governorship noun

First Known Use of lieutenant governor

1595, in the meaning defined above

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lieutenant governor

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lieutenant governor

: an elected official who is an assistant to the governor of a U.S. state

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