Governor - (n.) One who governs; especially, one who is invested with the supreme executive authority in a State; a chief ruler or magistrate; as, the governor of Pennsylvania.
Governor - (n.) One who has the care or guardianship of a young man; a tutor; a guardian.
Governor - (n.) A pilot; a steersman.
Governor - (n.) A contrivance applied to steam engines, water wheels, and other machinery, to maintain nearly uniform speed when the resistances and motive force are variable.
Governor general - () A governor who has lieutenant or deputy governors under him; as, the governor general of Canada, of India.
Governorship - (n.) The office of a governor.
Subgovernor - (n.) A subordinate or assistant governor.
Governor - n. 1 ruler. 2 a official governing a province, town, etc. B representative of the crown in a colony. 3 executive head of each state of the us. 4 officer commanding a fortress etc. 5 head or member of the governing body of an institution. 6 official in charge of a prison. 7 a slang one's employer. B slang one's father. 8 mech. Automatic regulator controlling the speed of an engine etc. governorship n.
Governor-general - n. Representative of the crown in a commonwealth country that regards the queen as head of state.
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