stadtholder

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stadt·hold·er

 (stăt′hōl′dər)
n.
Variant of stadholder.
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Notwithstanding the calamities produced by the stadtholdership, it has been supposed that without his influence in the individual provinces, the causes of anarchy manifest in the confederacy would long ago have dissolved it.