viceroyalty

[vahys-roi-uh l-tee, vahys-roi-]
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noun, plural vice·roy·al·ties.

the dignity, office, or period of office of a viceroy.
a country or province ruled by a viceroy.

Nearby words

  1. viceregal,
  2. viceregal assent,
  3. viceregally,
  4. vicereine,
  5. viceroy,
  6. vichy,
  7. vichy government,
  8. vichy water,
  9. vichyite,
  10. vichyssoise

Origin of viceroyalty

1695–1705; vice- + royalty, modeled on French vice-royauté

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British Dictionary definitions for viceroyalty

viceroyalty

noun plural -ties

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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