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proconsul

pro·con·sul

proconsul

 
pronunciation:
pro kan sl
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a provincial administrator of consular rank in the Roman Empire.
definition 2: a high-ranking appointed administrator of a European colony or occupied territory.
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derivations: proconsular (adj.), proconsulate (n.), proconsulship (n.)