Vice-governor

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Vice-governor deputy governor
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., 'in the place of,' abl. of vicis (gen.), change.

Usage

In literature:

And the same with the Vice-Governor.
"Dead Souls" by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
He is the Vice-Governor's son-in-law.
"Foma Gordyeff" by Maxim Gorky
Call the fellow vice-governor at once, if that be his rank.
"The Wing-and-Wing" by J. Fenimore Cooper
We had a pleasant interview with the vice-governor who gave us passports to Barnaool, on learning that we wished to visit that place.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
On the morning of that day, Count O'Donnel, the Vice-Governor of Milan, announced the Emperor's concessions.
"The Liberation of Italy" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
Yes, and now I'm a patron of the Garden Home Trust or a governor or a vice-priest or something.
"If Winter Comes" by A.S.M. Hutchinson
Governor J. Parker of New Jersey was nominated for Vice-President.
"A History of Trade Unionism in the United States" by Selig Perlman
Presently the Governor and a brilliant party entered the vice-regal box.
"A Bid for Fortune" by Guy Boothby
Governor Tompkins was the choice of the caucus for Vice-President.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
Gen'll and Governor in Chief and Vice Admiral of his Maj'tes Province of Maryland.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
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In news:

As I noted earlier, Mitt Romney's new vice presidential pick is "not a fan," to use Paul Ryan's words, of the former Massachusetts governor's signature legislative accomplishment.
Terry Branstad released more details Monday about the planned visit of the Vice President of China, calling it the most significant event so far during his new term as governor.
The Wisconsin governor wants to see the GOP presidential campaign better utilize the vice presidential nominee.
Palin, former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate, is penning an exercise book, reports People magazine.
Alaska governor to be first female Republican vice presidential nominee.
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin waves next to her daughter Piper after being introduced as vice presidential candidate to Republican presidential candidate John McCain.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush doesn't want to be Mitt Romney's vice president.
PBOC Vice Governor Calls for Swift Action To Stop Global Slowdown.
When the McCain campaign announced that Sarah Palin would be the Republican vice-presidential nominee in late August, few reporters knew anything about the Alaska Governor.
New Jersey Gov Chris Christie has declined an opportunity to take over as vice chairman of the bipartisan National Governors Association.
League of Municipalities First Vice President, Mayor Chuck Chiarello of Buena Vista , presented the municipal perspective on Governor Christie's proposed budget, today, when he testified before the Assembly Budget Committee in Trenton.
The oldest child of former Republican vice presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has filed for divorce .
In 2002, Ehrlich became the first Republican elected governor of Maryland -- one of the Democratic Party's most secure strongholds -- since Spiro Agnew left in 1969 to become Richard Nixon's vice president.
Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate, finished her memoir just four months after the book deal was announced, and the release date was moved up from the spring to Nov 17.
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich and former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm speak to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about the vice presidential showdown between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
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