Definition of proconsular in US English:

proconsular

adjective

  • See proconsul

    • ‘As praetor 148, he was sent to Macedonia, probably with proconsular status, and remained until 146, defeating Andriscus and perhaps another pretender.’
    • ‘The actual title was imperium praeconsulare maius - greater proconsular power.’
    • ‘Above all it heralded the end of the proconsular autonomy hitherto enjoyed by the representatives on mission.’

Pronunciation

proconsular

/prōˈkäns(y)(ə)lər//proʊˈkɑns(j)(ə)lər/