[ guhv-er-ner-it, -nuh-reyt, -uh-ner-, -uh-nuh- ]
/ ˈgʌv ər nər ɪt, -nəˌreɪt, -ə nər-, -ə nə- /
an administrative division of a country, especially Egypt.
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Washed out campaign posters of President Mohammed Morsi still hang on run-down buildings around the Sharqeyya governorate.