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1. The wife of a viceroy.
2. A woman who is the governor of a country, province, or colony, ruling as the representative of a sovereign.
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the wife of a viceroy
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a female viceroy
[C19: from French, from vice3 + reine queen, from Latin rēgīna]
the wife of a viceroy.
[1815–25; < French, =vice- vice- + reine queen < Latin rēgīna, akin to rēx king]
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|Noun||1.||vicereine - wife of a viceroy|
|2.||vicereine - governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign|
exarch - a viceroy who governed a large province in the Roman Empire
governor - the head of a state government
Khedive - one of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914