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Viceroy meaning

viceroy - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. The governor of a country or province who rules in the name of the sovereign with regal authority, as the king's substitute; as, the viceroy of India.
  2. 2. A large and handsome American butterfly ( Basilarchia, Limenitis, archippus). Its wings are orange- red, with black lines along the nervures and a row of white spots along the outer margins. The larvae feed on willow, poplar, and apple trees.
  3. 3. One ruling in the place of a king.
  4. 4. Viceregal.

viceroy - examples of usage

  1. Assurnasirpal received tribute from the princes of the land of Nairi- bars of gold and silver, iron, oxen and sheep; and placed a viceroy over the land of Nairi. - "The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)", Max Duncker.
  2. In Buenos Aires, the Viceroy himself could not find a white coachman. - "The South American Republics Part I of II", Thomas C. Dawson.
  3. Pedro de Zeballos, the first Viceroy, sailed in November, 1776, in command of the largest force which up to that time had been sent to the Western Continent. - "The South American Republics Part I of II", Thomas C. Dawson.
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