noun, plural governors general, governor generals.
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Origin of governor general
OTHER WORDS FROM governor generalgov·er·nor-gen·er·al·ship, noun
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The position he coveted, governor-general of the Philippines, went to Judge William Howard Taft.Wait for the Movie Version of Doris Kearns Goodwin’s “The Bully Pulpit”|David Nasaw|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Among others, he wrote to an old friend and schoolfellow, the Governor-General, requesting his aid in this affair.Confessions Of Con Cregan|Charles James Lever
How the good intentions of the Governor-General had been frustrated in this case I have never learned.Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official|William Sleeman
M. Frontenac, an ambitious and energetic Frenchman, was then governor-general of Canada.
Tasman thought that it was part of his continent and called it Van Diemen's Land, after the governor-general who had sent him out.The Golden Book of the Dutch Navigators|Hendrik Willem van Loon
He implored the Governor-General to have mercy upon the two unfortunate nobles.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74|John Lothrop Motley