Definitions

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  • n. The office or status of a proconsul; a proconsulate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Proconsulate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as proconsulate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the position of proconsul

Etymologies

proconsul +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Little more is heard from Agrippina over the next five years; an educated guess is that she may have accompanied her new husband to his proconsulship in Asia in 42.20

    Caesars’ Wives

  • What about “the inevitable follow-up: major occupation forces in Iraq for years to come and a very expensive and complex American proconsulship in Baghdad”?

    Barack Obama and the Powell Doctrine

  • His argument against proceeding to Baghdad after liberating Kuwait was “the inevitable follow-up: major occupation forces in Iraq for years to come and a very expensive and complex American proconsulship in Baghdad”.

    Barack Obama and the Powell Doctrine

  • What did he say at the time, or since, about the disaster that was L. Paul "Jerry" Bremer's proconsulship?

    Critic Or Cheerleader: The Definitive McCain Iraq Timeline

  • I intend to leave at once for my proconsulship in Macedonia.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • The 15-month proconsulship of the CPA disbursed nearly $20 billion, two-thirds of it in cash, most of which came from the Development Fund for Iraq that had replaced the UN Oil for Food Program and from frozen and seized Iraqi assets.

    Think Progress » That’s Not Accurate: White House Alters Transcript of Press Briefing

  • Near the beginning of his proconsulship, Bremer was essentially reporting to Donald Rumsfeld and co. in the Pentagon.

    Matthew Yglesias » Is Teheran Running America’s Iraq Policy?

  • As consul, he cannot be made to answer for any action until his consulship and any proconsulship which follows are over and he is once more a privatus.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • The interval between that and his proconsulship he spent in leisure and retirement, for fear of Agrippina, who still held great sway over her son, and hated all the friends of

    The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Volume 10: Vespasian

  • To interrupt a course of life too uniform to afford him perpetual satisfaction, he accepted of the proconsulship of Bithynia, and went to that province, where he discharged the duties of his office with great credit.

    De vita Caesarum

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