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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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CAPMAS noted that Cairo remains the most crowded governorate in Egypt, with 9.
The Governorates of North and South A'Sharqiyah recorded the biggest rate in the production level compared to the corresponding period last year.
15 (Saba) A' Two people were reportedly killed on Tuesday as the Saudi warplanes bombarded Al-Afra Bridge in Qaflat Athr district in Amran governorate, killing two persons and injured five others.
According to Lanjaf, 13,000 fighters were strategically placed along the governorate's borders with Sana'a and Al-Jawf governorates.
They are Wafa Ajoor (Capital Governorate constituency five), Zainab Abdulameer (Capital Governorate constituency six), Fatima Al Asfoor (Northern Governorate constituency one), Ruwa'a Al Haiki (Northern Governorate constituency six), Jameela Al Sammak (Northern Governorate constituency 12) and Fawzia Zainal (Southern Governorate constituency five).
Emad Awad, Police Media Counsellor Fowzi Al-Jundi and Head of Development and Training at the Office of Coordination for Governorates Jamal Al-Burki lectured.
The sale transactions in Muscat Governorate was the highest compared to the other governorates during the last month with 1,555 transactions followed by The North Al Batinah Governorate 1,239, the South Al Batinah Governorate 1,163, the Al Dakhiliyah Governorate 673, the South Al Sharqiyah Governorate 556, the North Al Sharqiyah Governorate 641, the Al Dhahirah Governorate 580, the Dhofar Governorate 541, the Al Buraimi Governorate 351, the Al Wusta Governorate 43 and finally the Musandam Governorate with 20 transactions.
THE Bahrain 11 torch relay is set to commence today at Bab Al Bahrain in the Capital Governorate.
Births among expatriates were the highest in the Governorate of Muscat numbering 3165, while the Governorate of Dhofar came in at second place recording 814 births followed by the Governorate ofNorth al Batinah with 543.
He hoped that the experience will be successful in the governorate, especially technology has reached advanced stage in the Sultanate, and many governorates in the country are known for tough terrain.
More than 70 swimmers representing the kingdom's five governorates took part in the competition.
The Governorate of North Al Batinah tops the list of governorates with 174 schools.

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