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  • n. The office or position of a viceregent
  • n. The area ruled by a viceregent

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Examples

  • The second section describes the problems that beset the viceregency before the war erupted.

    San Miguel and the War of Independence by Mamie Spiegel

  • Individuals who have access to those metaphysical lights can be invested with the viceregency of God, depending on the degree of their receptivity and the purity of their hearts.

    Suhrawardi

  • Direct intuition lies at the heart of Suhrawardi's prophetology, inasmuch as only the most perfect sage who witnesses those truths, whether he be a prophet or not, deserves God's viceregency, by being either a living proof or in occultation.

    Suhrawardi

  • The first viceroy, Mendoza, and many of the subsequent officials of this rank governed Mexico for a period, and were transferred thence to the viceregency of Peru, which latter country had been brought into Spain's colonial possessions by the conquest under Pizarro, in 1532.

    Mexico Its Ancient and Modern Civilisation, History, Political Conditions, Topography, Natural Resources, Industries and General Development

  • Laward was able to gain the viceregency of Schleswig in fief from the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Aswad to the viceregency over the Arabs; and after that, he continued, march against the tribe of

    Antar :

  • The period of eight months 'viceregency, they contended, had not Hffbrded an opportunity of reaping the fruits of the plans he had so wisely laid for the benefit of the country.

    The History of Ireland: From Its Invasion Under Henry II. to Its Union with Great Britain

  • Corrosion and the constant action of the water caused caving-in in the interior of the tunnel, and obstructed the passage to such an extent that, during the viceregency of Archbishop Fray Garcia Guerra (1611-12), in reply to the inquiry made by Philip III for information concerning the utility of the work, the amount so far expended, and what would still be required to complete it, the archbishop and the municipal government replied that the work done by Martín was not sufficient to place the city beyond the danger of inundations and that $413,325 had been expended and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 16 [Supplement]

  • "What!" said the Sultan to himself, "shall I, for the gratification of my passion, give up the glories of my father's kingdom, and the viceregency of Mahomet?

    Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers

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