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Synonyms for governor

Synonyms for governor

a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

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"The secrets of the Bastile are never handed over with the keys of the governorship."
He fought and traveled, attended to his estates in Ireland, to his business in Cornwall, to his governorship in Jersey.
She had proposed to make this clear to them at dinner with allusions to her late father's governorship, and also at the same time to hint that it was exceedingly stupid of them to turn away on meeting her.
Nigeria: Nigeria s ruling party has been swept out of all governorships in the southwest region, which includes the economic capital Lagos, local media reports of results from this week s polls showed Thursday.
Back then, Democrats controlled a large majority of governorships and state legislatures, and the Republican Party was trying to blend in behind the moderate face of Gerald Ford.