Translation of lieutenant governor in Spanish:

lieutenant governor

n

  • 1.1 (in Canada) vicegobernador, (masculine, feminine)
    More example sentences
    • The island is a crown possession with wide independent powers under a lieutenant governor.
    • As a primer on Canada's constitutional monarchy explains, the governor-general and the provincial lieutenant governors ‘are constitutional fire extinguishers with a potent mixture of powers for use in great emergencies.’
    • It is self-governing with a locally elected governor, lieutenant governor, and bicameral legislature.
    1.2 (in (United States/los Estados Unidos) ) lugarteniente (masculine and feminine) del gobernador

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