vice·​re·​gal | \ ˈvīs-ˈrē-gəl How to pronounce viceregal (audio) , ˌvīs- \

Definition of viceregal

: of or relating to a viceroy or viceroyalty

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Other Words from viceregal

viceregally \ ˈvīs-​ˈrē-​gə-​lē How to pronounce viceregal (audio) , ˌvīs-​ \ adverb

Examples of viceregal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trudeau declared to the press Wednesday after his request to dissolve the country’s Parliament in advance of next month’s election was granted by Governor General Julie Payette, Queen Elizabeth’s viceregal representative in the country. Fox News, 11 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of viceregal

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Viceregal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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