Definition of governor general noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


governor general

BrE BrE//ˌɡʌvənə ˈdʒenrəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡʌvərnər ˈdʒenrəl//
(pl. governors general, governor generals)
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the official representative in a country of the country that has or had political control over it, especially the representative of the British King or Queen in a Commonwealth country
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