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vice•roy•al•ty  (vīs roiəl tē, vīsroi′-),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ties. 
  1. Governmentthe dignity, office, or period of office of a viceroy.
  2. Governmenta country or province ruled by a viceroy.
  • vice- + royalty, modeled on French vice-royauté 1695–1705

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

ˌviceˈroyalty /ˌvaɪsˈrɔɪəltɪ/ n ( pl -ties)
  1. the office, authority, or dignity of a viceroy
  2. the domain governed by a viceroy
  3. the term of office of a viceroy

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