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vice·roy

 (vīs′roi′)
n.
1. A man who is the governor of a country, province, or colony, ruling as the representative of a sovereign.
2. An orange and black North American butterfly (Limenitis archippus), resembling but somewhat smaller than the monarch.

[French : vice-, vice; see vicereine + roi, king (from Latin rēx, rēg-; see reg- in Indo-European roots).]
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viceroy

(ˈvaɪsrɔɪ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a governor of a colony, country, or province who acts for and rules in the name of his or her sovereign or government.
[C16: from French, from vice3 + roy king, from Latin rex]
ˈviceroyˌship n
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vice•roy

(ˈvaɪs rɔɪ)

n.
1. a person appointed to rule a country or province as the deputy of the sovereign.
2. a brightly marked American butterfly, Basilarchia archippus, closely mimicking the monarch butterfly in coloration.
[1515–25; < Middle French, =vice- vice- + roy king < Latin rēgem, acc. of rēx]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viceroy - 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
2.viceroy - showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smallerviceroy - showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller
brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly - medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast
genus Limenitis, Limenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
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viceroy

noun
Related words
adjective viceregal
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Translations
visekonge
wicekról

viceroy

[ˈvaɪsrɔɪ] Nvirrey m
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viceroy

[ˈvaɪsrɔɪ] nvice-roi mvice squad nbrigade f des mœurs
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viceroy

nVizekönig m
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viceroy

[ˈvaɪsrɔɪ] nviceré m inv
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References in periodicals archive ?
(12) Michel Bertrand, Grandeza y miseria del oficio: Los oficiales de la Real Hacienda de la Nueva Espana, siglos XVII y XVIII, Historia (Mexico: Centro de estudios mexicanos y centroamericanos, 2013), 591; Jean-Pierre Dedieu, "Procesos y redes: la historia de las instituciones administrativas de la epoca moderna, hoy", en La pluma, la mitra y la espada: estudios de historia institucional en la Edad Moderna (Madrid: Marcial Pons, 2000), 13-30; Anne Dubet, "La moralidad de los mentirosos: por un estudio comprensivo de la corrupcion", en Merito, venalidad y corrupcion en Espana y America: siglos XVII y XVIII (Valencia: Albatros, 2016), 213-34; Pierre Ragon, Pouvoir et corruption aux Indes espagnoles: le gouvernement du comte de Banos, viceroi du Mexique (Paris: Belin, 2016), 366.