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Gubernatorial   /gubərnətˈɔriəl/   Listen

Relating to a governor.

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"Gubernatorial" Quotes from Famous Books

... government was established for each province, with its laws and tribunals, that provision might be made for every thing essential to the improvement and embellishment of the country. The governors of these provinces were invested with great dignity and splendor. The gubernatorial courts, if they may so be called, established centers of elegance and refinement, which it was hoped would exert a powerful influence in polishing a people exceedingly rude and uncultivated. There were also immense advantages derived from ...
— The Empire of Russia • John S. C. Abbott

... of Illinois, protested against the presence of federal troops, denying federal authority to send force except upon his gubernatorial request, inasmuch as maintaining order was a purely State province, and declaring his official ignorance of disorder warranting ...
— History of the United States, Volume 5 • E. Benjamin Andrews

Words linked to "Gubernatorial" :   governor

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