Meaning of “viceroy” in the English Dictionary

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"viceroy" in British English

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viceroynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvaɪs.rɔɪ/ us /ˈvaɪs.rɔɪ/

someone who represents a king or queen and rules for him or her in another country:

the viceroy of India

(Definition of “viceroy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)