Definition of Lord High Commissioner in English:

Lord High Commissioner

noun

  • another term for lord commissioner
    • ‘She has the power to appoint a Lord High Commissioner to represent her and to give two speeches on her behalf at the General Assembly.’
    • ‘Soon afterwards, His Grace the Lord High Commissioner was announced, and the whole assemblage rose and received him standing.’
    • ‘Charles is Lord High Commissioner of the General Assembly.’
    • ‘While the General Assembly is meeting, the Lord High Commissioner is treated as if a Regent.’
    • ‘He held the office of Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1711.’