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Definition of governor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈɡʌvərnər//
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  1. 1Governor a person who is chosen to be in charge of the government of a state in the U.S. the governor of Arizona the Arizona governor Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
  2. 2Governor a person who is the official head of a country or region that is governed by another country the former governor of the colony a provincial governor
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