Noun(1) governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign(2) showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller
(1) Like the proconsuls of ancient Rome, the viceroy governed, administered, judged, superintended the royal treasury, was commander in chief of the army, and the vice patron of the church.(2) Central government remained under the control of the viceroy 's Executive Council, but in the provinces a measure of self-government was conceded through the system known as dyarchy.(3) I could tell a monarch butterfly from a viceroy , without eating it.(4) The overriding authority, the viceroy , whatever you wish to call him, actually has a considerable control and power, but they must be clear and honest with the local population.(5) Of course, that's not the same as invading a country, but you get the idea: a viceroy / administrator tries to handle a fiercely resentful community.(6) Bosnia Herzegovina, for example, while it has a seat at the United Nations, is also administered by an international viceroy , Lord Paddy Ashdown.(7) Take the oft-cited classic case of Batesian mimicry involving the dead-ringer resemblance between monarch and viceroy butterflies.(8) We mimic them as aptly as a viceroy butterfly mimics the colouration of a monarch.(9) Peru was the richest province of all of Spanish America and the viceroyship of the area was a hugely important role.(10) When the Spanish Colony was established, one of the main objectives of the viceroyal administration was to obtain greater financial resources for the Crown.(11) These viceroys have in fact twice in the last century exercised their vice-regal powers to dismiss elected governments!(12) Sent back to Spain to legitimize the partners' position, he obtained a marquisate and viceroyship over the still to be won province, relegating Almagro to a subordinate position.(13) During the viceroyal period in the New Spain, the building belonged to the Society of Jesus.(14) In 1713 he had become maestro di cappella to the Marchese Stella, succeeding Alessandro Scarlatti, and organist of the viceroyal chapel.(15) The U.N.-paid and U.N.-sanctioned rulers of both Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina exercise powers akin to erstwhile British viceroys .(16) Still in use is the old viceroyal mosque, the Mesjid Raya.
1. governor ::
2. deputy ::
3. representative ::
4. proconsul ::
5. regent ::
6. steward ::
Different Formsviceroy, viceroys
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