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viceroyalty

[vahys-roi-uh l-tee, vahys-roi-]
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noun, plural vice·roy·al·ties.
  1. the dignity, office, or period of office of a viceroy.
  2. a country or province ruled by a viceroy.

Origin of viceroyalty

1695–1705; vice- + royalty, modeled on French vice-royauté
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viceroyalty

noun plural -ties
  1. the office, authority, or dignity of a viceroy
  2. the domain governed by a viceroy
  3. the term of office of a viceroy
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