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Lord Lieutenant

noun
1.
British. the title of various high officials holding authority deputed from a sovereign.
2.
(formerly) the viceroy in Ireland.
Origin of Lord Lieutenant
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65
Related forms
Lord Lieutenancy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Lord Lieutenant

Lord Lieutenant

noun
1.
(in Britain) the representative of the Crown in a county
2.
(formerly) the British viceroy in Ireland
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