[guhv-er-ner-it, -nuh-reyt, -uh-ner-, -uh-nuh-]
- an administrative division of a country, especially Egypt.
Origin of governorate
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Examples from the Web for governorate
Washed out campaign posters of President Mohammed Morsi still hang on run-down buildings around the Sharqeyya governorate.Egypt, As Protests Rage, School Begins
September 15, 2012