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vicegerency

[ vahys-jeer-uhn-see ]
/ vaɪsˈdʒɪər ən si /
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noun, plural vice·ge·ren·cies.
the position, government, or office of a vicegerent.
the territory or district under a vicegerent.
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Origin of vicegerency

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