viceroyalty

noun
vice·​roy·​al·​ty | \ ˈvīs-ˌrȯi(-ə)l-tē How to pronounce viceroyalty (audio) , ˌvīs-ˈrȯi(-ə)l- \

Definition of viceroyalty

: the office, authority, or term of service of a viceroy also : the territory or jurisdiction of a viceroy

Examples of viceroyalty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the mid-16th century, Spain colonized the Philippines and called upon Mexico, as the viceroyalty New Spain, to govern there. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2021 In the mid-16th century, Spain colonized the Philippines and called upon Mexico, as the viceroyalty New Spain, to govern there. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2021 In the mid-16th century, Spain colonized the Philippines and called upon Mexico, as the viceroyalty New Spain, to govern there. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2021 In the mid-16th century, Spain colonized the Philippines and called upon Mexico, as the viceroyalty New Spain, to govern there. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2021 In the mid-16th century, Spain colonized the Philippines and called upon Mexico, as the viceroyalty New Spain, to govern there. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2021 In the mid-16th century, Spain colonized the Philippines and called upon Mexico, as the viceroyalty New Spain, to govern there. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2021 In the mid-16th century, Spain colonized the Philippines and called upon Mexico, as the viceroyalty New Spain, to govern there. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2021 In the mid-16th century, Spain colonized the Philippines and called upon Mexico, as the viceroyalty New Spain, to govern there. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2021

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First Known Use of viceroyalty

1703, in the meaning defined above

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9 Sep 2021

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“Viceroyalty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/viceroyalty. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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