governor general definition

  • noun:
    • the state appointed because of the reigning British monarch to control a Commonwealth world as monarch's agent.
    • An official in an equivalent position in other countries.
    • A governor who has under him subordinate or deputy governors; a viceroy: since, the governorgeneral of Canada.
    • a governor of high rank
  • others:
    • A governor who has got lieutenant or deputy governors under him.

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