governor-general

(redirected from Govenor General)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

gov·er·nor-gen·er·al

(gŭv′ər-nər-jĕn′ər-əl)
n. pl. gov·er·nors-gen·er·al or gov·er·nor-gen·er·als
A governor of a large territory who has other subordinate governors under his or her jurisdiction.

gov′er·nor-gen′er·al·ship′ n.
References in periodicals archive ?
6) David Johnston, "The Legal Profession in a Smart and Caring Nation: A Vision for 2017", speech delivered at the Canadian Bar Association Canada Legal Conference (14 August 2011), online: The Govenor General of Canada <http://www.
His nearest pursuer George Baker had taken the opener on Govenor General for Jeremy Noseda.
of Quebec Representative of the Govenor General Sir Charles Wyndham, K.