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Government House

Translation of Government House in Spanish:

noun

  • (in British Commonwealth)
    (la residencia del Gobernador)
    Example sentences
    • The swearing in of the Ministry will take place on Monday afternoon, 26 November 2001, at Government House, Canberra.
    • As home of the Governor, Government House plays an important role in the public life of Queensland.
    • Tasmania's Government House is today regarded as one of the best Vice-Regal residences in the Commonwealth.

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