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Definition of "vicegerent" []

  • A person appointed by a ruler or head of state to act as an administrative deputy. (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 "vicegerent" in a sentence
  • "And such a crushed earth-worm this miserable, infatuated people call the vicegerent of"
  • "The Quran says that God created Adam as his "vicegerent" 2:30, his representative on earth."
  • "The word "vicegerent" was changed to "viceregent" in the sentence: But as he is held to be God's VICEREGENT among the people of south-western Europe, so is the Russian emperor among the Christians of the East."