lord proprietor

noun
variants: or lord proprietary
plural lords proprietors or lords proprietary

Definition of lord proprietor

: a person granted a royal charter for the establishment and government of an American colony in the 17th century

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“Lord proprietor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lord%20proprietor. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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