• WordNet 3.6
    • n regency the office of a regent
    • n Regency the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity
    • n regency the period of time during which a regent governs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Regency A body of men intrusted with vicarious government; as, a regency constituted during a king's minority, absence from the kingdom, or other disability. "A council or regency consisting of twelve persons."
    • Regency Especially, the office, jurisdiction, or dominion of a regent or vicarious ruler, or of a body of regents; deputed or vicarious government.
    • Regency The office of ruler; rule; authority; government.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n regency Rule; authority; government.
    • n regency More specifically, the office, government, or jurisdiction of a regent; deputed or vicarious government. See regent, 2.
    • n regency The district under the jurisdiction of a regent or vicegerent.
    • n regency The body of men intrusted with vicarious government: as, a regency constituted during a king's minority, insanity, or absence from the kingdom.
    • n regency The existence of a regent's rule; also, the period during which a regent administers the government.
    • n regency The office of a university regent, or master regent.
    • n regency The municipal administration of certain towns in northern Europe.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Regency rē′jen-si the office, jurisdiction, or dominion of a regent: a body entrusted with vicarious government
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
CF. F. régence, LL. regentia,. See Regent (a.)


In literature:

The Queen herself at the commencement of the Regency had not yet renounced her former friendships.
"Political Women (Vol. 1 of 2)" by Sutherland Menzies
Its realities were an aristocracy of Regency dandies, in costumes made to match Brighton Pavilion; a paganism not frigid but florid.
"What I Saw in America" by G. K. Chesterton
But, among the people attached to the regency, he may meet with some opposition.
"The Regent's Daughter" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
Adams applied in vain to the regency of Amsterdam.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
For some time his fate was uncertain, and in the meanwhile Henry, his brother, assumed the regency.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
On the 25th there was a debate on the Regency, in which he spoke with caution, and dissembled.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
In 1438, King Duarte dying, the troubles of the regency occupied Prince Henry's attention.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
In 1789 the Regency Bill occupied the Upper House till the session was far advanced.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
The history of the mutilation is characteristic of the days of the Regency.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
Of course Queen Christine's regency continued until Alfonso XIII became of age.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various

In news:

The 56th annual event Nov 26-27 takes place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1209 L St in downtown Davis.
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy.
Judy Ellen Pridemore, age 64, of Monroe passed away at 6:35 am, Saturday, Nov, 17, at Regency Healthcare Center in Taylor.
Hyatt Regency Pool, Kauai ( Peter Buol, For the Chicago Tribune / April 6, 2012 ).
Blanc, 89, of Waitsburg died Oct 10, 2012, at the Regency at The Park in College Place.
Construction of the Hyatt Regency McCormick 's new wing in August.
Enjoy a spirited evening of Hawaiian hospitality and entertainment on Saturday, Dec 8, from 6 to 9 pm in the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa's Grand Ballroom.
Nov 13 to 15 at the New Orleans Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, La.
A 20th Century Fox release of a Fox 2000 and Regency Enterprises presentation of a Di Novi Pictures production in association with Dune Entertainment.
Fox, New Regency head to ' Monte Carlo '.
Fox 2000 and New Regency are finally booking their long-planned trip to Monaco.
Photo by Regency Fireplace Products,
NORWICH – Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) from Broome, Chenango, Cortland and Tioga Counties were recognized by the Long Term Care Administrators of the Southern Tier during a luncheon at the Binghamton Regency Hotel on Oct.22.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Tuesday, shares of Regency Centers Corp.
Christmas At The Hyatt Regency Maui.

In science:

The first author is supported by a PLU Regency Advancement Award and a Wang Center Award.
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