vicegerency

[vahys-jeer-uh n-see]

noun, plural vice·ge·ren·cies.

the position, government, or office of a vicegerent.
the territory or district under a vicegerent.

Origin of vicegerency

First recorded in 1590–1600; viceger(ent) + -ency
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