the military officer in command of a military government.
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How to use military governor in a sentence
A military governor ordered the total evacuation of their coveted land, banished the bones to the outskirts.
Up to that date the civil executive authority in the organized provinces was vested in the military governor.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Until the accession of King Ferdinand's eldest son to the throne, Filangieri ruled as military governor.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
They had connected up the trench system with telephone installation and appointed a military governor and other functionaries.
General John H. Winder, appointed military governor, did the job with thoroughness.The Day of the Confederacy | Nathaniel W. Stephenson
On the outbreak of the Franco-German War in 1870 he was appointed military governor of the maritime provinces.The New Gresham Encyclopedia | Various