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order in council


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  • n. Alternative spelling of order-in-council.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a royal order issued with and by the advice of the Privy Council.


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  • The advent of Sir Henry Norman as governor to the colony in Dec., 1883, was signalized by the establishment of a revised constitution (promulgated by an order in council of Queen Victoria), consisting of a governor, a privy council, and a legislative council.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent


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