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governor general

n, pl governors general or governor generals
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the representative of the Crown in a dominion of the Commonwealth or a British colony; vicegerent
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit a governor with jurisdiction or precedence over other governors
ˌgovernor-ˈgeneralˌship n

gov′ernor gen′eral

or gov′ernor-gen′eral,

n., pl. governors general, governor generals.
1. a governor who has authority over subordinate or deputy governors.
2. (caps.) the representative of the crown in some countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.
gov′ernor-gen′er•al•ship, n.
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(Three groans for the Consul.) But he said he had seen receptions at the Governor General's in Odessa, and had often listened to people's experiences of receptions at the Russian and other courts, and believed he knew very well what sort of ordeal we were about to essay.
The first stone of a new college had been laid but a few days before, by the Governor General. It will be a handsome, spacious edifice, approached by a long avenue, which is already planted and made available as a public walk.
But one man was killed on the same occasion; and from the very window whence he received his death, the very flag which shielded his murderer (not only in the commission of his crime, but from its consequences), was displayed again on the occasion of the public ceremony performed by the Governor General, to which I have just adverted.
With a facetious smile on his face, he was telling the ladies about last Wednesday's meeting of the Imperial Council, at which Sergey Kuzmich Vyazmitinov, the new military governor general of Petersburg, had received and read the then famous rescript of the Emperor Alexander from the army to Sergey Kuzmich, in which the Emperor said that he was receiving from all sides declarations of the people's loyalty, that the declaration from Petersburg gave him particular pleasure, and that he was proud to be at the head of such a nation and would endeavor to be worthy of it.
As Governor General , Dougan represents Queen Elizabeth 11, who is also sovereign of the country.
2, 2017, and was invested by Governor General Julie Payette on March 26L 2019 in Ottawa.
During a meeting with the governor general, the prime minister discussed the bilateral ties and matters of the mutual interest.
In her remarks, the Governor General said Nigeria and Canada enjoy a warm and strong partnership that has translated into ease of migration, large trade relations and cultural exchanges.
During a recent event at the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Leeser was asked who he may support as governor general but one who is not an Australian citizen.
During the period of stay of the Quaid-e-Azam, it was known as the Governor General's house and continued to be called so till 26 March 1956, when Governor General Iskandar Mirza was elected first President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
This was different from the governor general's power to 'certify' a bill, which the legislature refuses to pass, as one 'essential' in the interests of the country.
This is the first visit of Vaset new governor general to Ilam province.

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