vice-regent

noun
vice-re·​gent | \ ˈvīs-ˈrē-jənt How to pronounce vice-regent (audio) , ˌvīs- \

Definition of vice-regent

: a regent's deputy

First Known Use of vice-regent

1556, in the meaning defined above

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“Vice-regent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vice-regent. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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