Definition of governation in US English:

governation

noun

rare, archaic
  • Governance.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. Originally (i) from Middle French gouvernacion, gouvernation from gouverner + -ation, after classical Latin gubernātiōn-, gubernātiō.

Pronunciation

governation

/ˌɡʌvəˈneɪʃn/