- gov·er·nor-gen·er·al·ship, noun
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How to use governor general in a sentence
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
There will be no American "governor general" of Syria, in the manner of Paul Bremer's disastrous role in Iraq.
He had sustained many high public offices, was a general in the army, and ten years governor-general of India.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
It was, however, resolved that we should leave Cabul; and a proclamation to that effect was made by the governor-general.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
This at last became so evident that the governor-general determined on active measures of hostility.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
We were driven to the palace, had a long interview, and dined with Governor-General Concha.
The governor of Bengal was made governor-general of British India and was to act with a council of four.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
British Dictionary definitions for governor general
the representative of the Crown in a dominion of the Commonwealth or a British colony; vicegerent
British a governor with jurisdiction or precedence over other governors
- governor-generalship, noun
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