In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in Canada)vicegobernador masculinovicegobernadora femenino
- It is self-governing with a locally elected governor, lieutenant governor, and bicameral legislature.
- The island is a crown possession with wide independent powers under a lieutenant governor.
- As a primer on Canada's constitutional monarchy explains, the governor-general and the provincial lieutenant governors ‘are constitutional fire extinguishers with a potent mixture of powers for use in great emergencies.’
2(in US)lugarteniente del gobernador femenino
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