A legate being appointed by the emperor over the conquered countries, Britain became a proconsular province.
Then, heralded by an obsequious guard, came a great man, proconsular in mien and gait.
The Consuls remained at home, and Generals were sent out with proconsular authority.
Finding a suitable building for the proconsular Palace would present difficulties.
He went to Africa with proconsular authority, and of course fleeced the Africans.
Vann Shatrak, who was now commanding his battle-line unit by screen from the proconsular Palace, began fretting.
Nobody remains longer than that on a first proconsular appointment.
For if you say that you committed no such deeds, we simply read to you the records of the proconsular province and the state.
This was Obray of Erskyll's first proconsular appointment, it was due to family influence, and it was a mistake.
The country was presented by the Romans to Eumenes, and subsequently formed part of the proconsular province of Asia.
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.