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governor

noun caretaker, director, elected official, executive, executive leader, government official, highest state official, politician, potentate, public official, statesman
Associated concepts: executive branch of government
See also: caretaker, director, pedagogue, principal, superintendent

GOVERNOR. The title of the executive magistrate in each state and territory of the United States. Under the names of the particular states, the reader will find some of the duties of the governor of such state.

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Govenor Chris Christie remembered Superstorm Sandy by making a 10-stop tour to Sandy-ravaged areas across the state, starting in Seaside Park and ending more than 12 hours later in Sea Bright.
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Oklahoma Govenor Mary Fallin deployed National Guard members to assist with rescue operations and activated extra highway patrol officers.
Homs Govenor Ahmad Munir al-Mohammad, who participated in this event, voiced hope that the heinous crime against Aleppo University will mark the end of the cosnpriacy against Syria.
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Summary: The Govenor of the Bank of England has accused Barclays Bank of "sailing close to the wind" too often.
Govenor Andrew Cuomo ordered 11 insurance companies to refund $114.
It also reviewed a report submitted by Assistant Govenor for Banking Supervision regarding the banking indicators.
The estate is set in 185 acres of land and tradition has it that Wallace built the castle when he was govenor of Scotland as a hunting seat for Sir Thomas Longavale.
During a meeting with the Punjab Govenor Sardar Latif Khosa at the Governor House, the Prime Minister Gilani called upon the parliamentarians to address genuine problems of the masses as people look towards their elected representatives for redressal of their grievances.
ARBIL / Aswat al-Iraq: The construction of a Global Animal Protection Network to protect animals, birds, plants and nature in north Iraq's Kurdistan Region, had been discussed in Arbil on Tuesday between Arbil Govenor, Nawzad Hadi and a delegation, representing the Austrian Institute for Environmental Technology.
visiting scientists on board Soviet Research Vessel Vnuchetelnie, the first director of the Hubb-Sea World Research Institute (where he hosted notable visitors such as Jacques Cousteau and Govenor Reagan); and even whale-watching with Walter Cronkite.