the dignity, office, or period of office of a viceroy.
a country or province ruled by a viceroy.
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How to use viceroyalty in a sentence
This does not look like intriguing for the viceroyalty, of which Fitzwilliam evidently suspected him.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
He was rewarded with the viceroyalty of the whole of south-western China, in which region he became supreme.The Life of Gordon, Volume I | Demetrius Charles Boulger
Don John was, however, forced to content himself with the viceroyalty of Aragon.
The viceroyalty of Buenos Aires was divided into several provinces and "intendencias," which later on became provinces.Ponce de Leon | William Pilling
The first aim of the patriots was to procure the concurrence of all the different provinces of the viceroyalty.Ponce de Leon | William Pilling
British Dictionary definitions for viceroyalty
the office, authority, or dignity of a viceroy
the domain governed by a viceroy
the term of office of a viceroy
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