or pro·con·sul·ship


noun History/Historical.

the office or term of office of a proconsul.

Origin of proconsulate

From the Latin word prōconsulātus, dating back to 1650–60. See proconsul, -ate3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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