Government authority then rested with the Coalition Provisional Authority proconsul L. Paul Bremer.
Not only the proconsul, but the town crier also ascends the tribunal and appears wearing the toga like his master.
The case was tried by the proconsul himself, Claudius Maximus.
Cneius Pompeius, the proconsul, forced the Vestinians and Pelignians to submission.
Even if the proconsul should ask me himself who my god is, I am dumb.
With such intoxication for Chios, and if the Greek half equals thee, then it would be so apparent to the proconsul.'
When the morning came, the Roman proconsul saw the Greek in his cell.
In Paul's time it was the commercial and political metropolis of Greece, being the residence of the Roman proconsul.
Presently a messenger came to the proconsul, and handed to him a message.
The quick eye of the proconsul saw the form of the woman move.
late 14c., "governor or military commander of an ancient Roman province," from Latin proconsul "governor of a province; military commander," from phrase pro consule "(acting) in place of a consul," from pro- "in place of" (see pro-) + ablative of consul. In modern use usually rhetorical, but it was a title of certain commissioners in the French Revolution, was used in English for "deputy consul," and was used again of U.S. administrators in Iraq during the occupation. Related: Proconsular.