What does the word viceroy mean?

Usage examples for viceroy

  1. Nothing could move the obstinate narrow- minded Viceroy. – History of the Incas by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa
  2. Amid all these fete days there was one day of real happiness to me: it was that on which Prince Eugene, whose kindness to me I have never forgotten, was proclaimed viceroy of Italy. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. After the battle of Westeras the peasants armed themselves in the plains of Sweden; the nobles headed them, and many officers deserted from the Viceroy whom King Christiern had left in Stockholm to manage the affairs of the State. – The Boy's Book of Heroes by Helena Peake