lieutenant governor

noun

Definition of lieutenant governor

  1. :  a deputy or subordinate governor: such asa :  an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of an American stateb :  the formal head of the government of a Canadian province appointed by the federal government as the representative of the crown

lieutenant governorship

noun

1595

First Known Use of lieutenant governor

1595


LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Defined for English Language Learners

lieutenant governor

noun

Definition of lieutenant governor for English Language Learners

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


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