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[vahys-ree-guh l] /vaɪsˈri gəl/
of or relating to a viceroy.
Origin of viceregal
First recorded in 1830-40; vice- + regal1
Related forms
viceregally, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Now with your kind permission, Most viceregal Magnificence, we shall go.

    Slaves of Mercury Nat Schachner
  • The viceregal visit to Castle Carew had been all planned by him.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • The morale of a viceregal visit is pretty much in the same category.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • Damis carefully aligned the red rod on the viceregal palace.

    Giants on the Earth Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • Three-quarters of an hour had passed since he had first entered the viceregal palace.

    Giants on the Earth Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • There's going to be a dance at viceregal Lodge on Wednesday.

  • Among the viceregal staff were some inflated specimens of vice-flunkeydom.

    London in the Sixties One of the Old Brigade
  • Here she was fortunate again to attract the attention of the viceregal party.

    Lola Montez Edmund B. d'Auvergne
  • Why was she asked to join the viceregal party for the Durbar?

    The Roll-Call Arnold Bennett
  • But even as an 'ornament' the viceregal system is a failure.

British Dictionary definitions for viceregal


of or relating to a viceroy or his viceroyalty
(mainly Austral & NZ) of or relating to a governor or governor general
Derived Forms
viceregally, adverb
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