viceroy

Part of speech: noun

Viceroyalty.

Part of speech: noun

A ruler acting with royal authority in the place of a sovereign.

Part of speech: noun

Viceroyship.

Part of speech: noun

Vicereine.

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Usage examples "viceroy":

  1. Nothing could move the obstinate narrow- minded Viceroy. - "History of the Incas", 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", 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", Helena Peake.