• synonyms


  1. stadholder.
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Related formsstadt·hold·er·ate, stadt·hold·er·ship, noun
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Examples from the Web for stadtholder

Historical Examples

  • In Holland the sovereign is considered as a stadtholder rather than as a king.

    Holland, v. 1 (of 2)

    Edmondo de Amicis

  • The Austrians would be satisfied if he was only a stadtholder.

    Lectures on the French Revolution

    John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

  • Must have a Stadtholder; and one that stands firm on some basis of his own.

  • And therefore we obey his Stadtholder, the Prince, who reigns in his name.

  • John Ellgood has risen to a high place in the Stadtholder's service.

    With the King at Oxford

    Alfred J. Church