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Definition of "vicegerency" [vice•ge•ren•cy]

  • The position, function, or authority of a vicegerent. (noun)
  • A district under a vicegerent's jurisdiction. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vicegerency" in a sentence
  • "So, the Muslims (who know their God-given role on earth) must strive to fulfill their khilafah (vicegerency) on earth."
  • "He is commonly called the 'sagan' of the priests: which argues his supremacy among the priests, rather than his vicegerency under the high priest."
  • "Point to Thy truthful breast through the power of truth and exclaim: I swear by the One true God, herein lieth the vicegerency of"
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